Wave Graphs – Practice

Questions:

1) The displacement-time graph below shows a transverse wave. Use the graph to determine the amplitude, period and frequency of this wave:

2) The displacement-time graph below shows a transverse wave. Use the graph to determine the amplitude, period and frequency of this wave:

3) The displacement-distance graph below shows a transverse wave. Use the graph to determine the amplitude, wavelength and wave number of this wave:

4) The displacement-distance graph below shows a transverse wave. Use the graph to determine the amplitude, wavelength and wave number of this wave:


 

Quick Answers:

1) 10cm, 2.4s, 0.42 Hz

2) 1m, 60s, 0.017 Hz

3) 25cm, 6m, 1.05m-1

4) 10cm, 12m, 0.52m-1

Worked Answers:

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