Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 14 - Exercises and Problems: 81

Answer

Slows down

Work Step by Step

As the wave approaches shore, the water depth decreases. Since the speed of the wave is directly related to the square root of the water depth, it follows that it will slow down.
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