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Practice Problems



  For the purpose of this test use 300000000 m/s for the speed of light and 331 m/s for the speed of sound
1
Calculate the wavelength of a sound wave having a frequency of Hz. You answer should be in meters.

2
How long will it take an earthquake wave which travels at km/s to travel from Boston to New Rochelle a distance of 322 km? Your answer should be in seconds.

3
How long is a single oscillation of a radio wave having a frequency of Hz? Your answer should be in meters.

4
How long does it take for a Hz tuning fork to execute exactly one oscillation?


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