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    Speed of Tidal Waves

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    Show that the speed of tidal waves is given by (gh)^(1/2) where h is the depth of the sea and g is the acceleration due to gravity.

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    This response provides guidelines on finding the speed of tidal waves where h is the depth of the sea.