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Schoolcollege Physics Notes: Waves 10. Wave equation calculations
Introduction to waves: 10. WAVE CALCULATIONS  formulae and how to solve wave problem questions Doc Brown's Physics exam study revision notes INDEX physics notes: Investigating & introducing properties of waves This page contains online questions only. Jot down your answers and check them against the worked out answers at the end of the page 10. WAVE CALCULATIONS  formulae and how to solve wave problem questions
Examples of wave calculations Q1 A wave has a speed of 0.25 m/s and a wavelength of 5.0 cm.
Q2 The frequency of sound in air at room temperature and pressure is 343 m/s.
Q3 A set of ocean waves has a frequency of 0.50 Hz.
Q4 The time period of a radio electromagnetic wave is 5.0 x 10^{5} seconds
Q5 A water wave has a frequency of 0.50 Hz and a wavelength of 150 cm.
Q6 Suppose an airliner sends out a microwave radar signal of wavelength of 1.20 cm.
Q7 A satellite is 75 km above the Earth's surface. (speed of light 3.00 x 10^{8} m/s)
Q8 A red light wave has a wavelength of 7.0 x 10^{7} m. (speed of light 3.00 x 10^{8} m/s)
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ANSWERS to the wave calculation questions Q1 A wave has a speed of 0.25 m/s and a wavelength of 5.0 cm.
Q2 The frequency of sound in air at room temperature and pressure is 343 m/s.
Q3 A set of ocean waves has a frequency of 0.50 Hz.
Q4 The time period of a radio electromagnetic wave is 5.0 x 10^{5} seconds
Q5 A water wave has a frequency of 0.50 Hz and a wavelength of 150 cm.
Q6 Suppose an airliner sends out a microwave radar signal of wavelength of 1.20 cm.
Q7 A satellite is 75 km above the Earth's surface. (speed of light 3.00 x 10^{8} m/s)
Q8 A red light wave has a wavelength of 7.0 x 10^{7} m. (speed of light 3.00 x 10^{8} m/s)
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