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    Calculating the speed and wavelength of water waves given distance, time and period of oscillation.

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    Water waves in a lake travel 4.4 m in 1.8s. The period of oscillation is 1.2 s.

    a. What is the speed of water waves?
    b. What is their wavelength?

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    Distance traveled by the wave (D) = 4.4m
    Time taken by the wave to travel 4.4m (T) = 1.8s
    Period of oscillation of the wave (t) = 1.2s

    a) Velocity is defined as the ratio of distance traveled over time taken ...

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