Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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Chapter 11 - Oscillations and Waves - Misconceptual Questions: 10


Choice A.

Work Step by Step

Waves obey the principle of superposition. At any point on the rope, the total displacement is the algebraic sum of the displacements from the 2 waves. In other words, the waves pass through one another.
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