Caitlyn L.

asked • 03/21/17

Period, Frequency, Wavelength and Velocity

James is lying on his body board out in the surf. 12 waves pass him every minute. These waves are about 14m apart from one crest to the next and they rise 2 meters above the normal water level.
a) Calculate the following:
(i) Period
(ii) Frequency
(iii) Wavelength
(iv) Velocity
b) Assuming that water waves are transverse waves, when each wave passes him how much does James move horizontally and vertically?

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Michael C. answered • 03/21/17

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