Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 32 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 14

Answer

1 wavelength. 2 wavelengths. n wavelengths.

Work Step by Step

In the first orbit, the circumference equals one wavelength. In the second orbit, the circumference equals two wavelengths. In the nth orbit, the circumference equals n wavelengths. This is discussed on page 609, and shown in Figure 32.11.
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