Lesson: Calculating Wave Motion
In this lesson, we will learn how to use the wave speed formula, s = fλ, to calculate the movement of waves of different frequencies and wavelengths.
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Worksheet: 10 Questions • 1 Video
A sound wave in a particular object propagates at 960 m/s and has a frequency of Hz. What is the wavelength of the sound wave in that object?
A sound wave in a particular object propagates at 4,670 m/s and has a wavelength of 0.75 m. What is the frequency of the sound wave, to the nearest Hz?
A sound wave in a particular object has a frequency of 260 Hz and a wavelength of 2.5 m. At what speed does the sound wave propagate in that object?