Question
Asked Nov 24, 2019
180 views

A woman is standing in the ocean, and she notices that after a wave crest passes by, five more crests pass in a time of 29.8 s. The distance between two successsive crests is 39.3 m. What is the wave's (a) period, (b) frequency, (c) wavelength, (d) speed?

check_circle

Expert Answer

Step 1

(a).

Given that the distance between two crests is 39.3m.

Period of the wave can be calculated as

help_outline

Image Transcriptionclose

29.8s Т- number of cycles 29.8s 5 5.96s

fullscreen
Step 2

b).

Frequency of wave is

help_outline

Image Transcriptionclose

T 1 5.96s =0.167HZ

fullscreen
Step 3

(c). the distance between two successive crests...

help_outline

Image Transcriptionclose

39.3m

fullscreen

Want to see the full answer?

See Solution

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Solutions are written by subject experts who are available 24/7. Questions are typically answered within 1 hour.*

See Solution
*Response times may vary by subject and question.
Tagged in

Science

Physics

Related Physics Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by student like you
Show more Q&A
add
question_answer

Q: Chapter 15, Problem 049 The angle (with respect to the vertical) of a simple pendulum is given by e ...

A: Write the given equation and substitute 0 s for t and 0.035 rad for θ.

question_answer

Q: An online video daredevil is filming a scene where he swings across a river on a vine. The safety cr...

A: Let the minimum tension force the vine is able to support be T.Given,            m = 90kg           ...

question_answer

Q: Two vectors, A and B,have magnitudes of 4.65 units and 9.36 units, respectively. The angle between A...

A: The scalar product between two vectors is given by,       

question_answer

Q: In exercise physiology studies, it is sometimes important to determine the location of a person's ce...

A: Click to see the answer

question_answer

Q: Object B is at rest when object A collides with it. The collision is one-dimensional and elastic. Af...

A: Click to see the answer

question_answer

Q: A series RLC circuit has a 260 kHz resonance frequency. a. What is the resonance frequency if the re...

A: Given data:Resonance frequency of RLC circuit, f = 260 kHz = 260 x 103 Hz

question_answer

Q: A spherical object (with non-uniform density)of mass 30 kg and radius 0.22 m rolls along ahorizontal...

A: Given,

question_answer

Q: In this physics problem I am trying to figure out the rebound height of the smaller block if the col...

A: Given,

question_answer

Q: The diameters of the main rotor and tail rotor of a single-engine helicopter are 7.70 m and 1.03 m, ...

A: For Main motor,The radius of the main motor,