Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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

Chapter 14 - Section 14.7 - Standing Waves - Got It? - Page 258: 14.7


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Work Step by Step

In order to solve this problem, we must recall the definition of a standing wave, which is a wave that essentially "stands still." In other words, while the wave is moving, there are points on the wave that do not appear to move. (An example of these points is the intersection of the solid and dashed lines in figure 14.30.)
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