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Problem: Consider the following equation for a traveling wave: Ψ(x,t) = 10.0 cos 2π (2.0 x - 300.0 t) What is the wavelength for this wave? A. 0.5 cm B. 2.5 m C. 2.5 cm D. 0.5 m  

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Consider the following equation for a traveling wave:

Ψ(x,t) = 10.0 cos 2π (2.0 x - 300.0 t)

What is the wavelength for this wave?

A. 0.5 cm

B. 2.5 m

C. 2.5 cm

D. 0.5 m

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