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Nature of waves

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A person lying on an air mattress in the ocean rises and falls through one complete cycle every 5.5 seconds. The crests of the wave causing the motion are 21.0 m apart.

(a) Determine the frequency of the wave.

(b) Determine the speed of the wave.

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This solution uses step by step calculations and explanations to determine the frequency of the wave and speed of the wave. It is included in a Word document.

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