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Does the equation y = A sin^2(kx-wt) represent a wave motion? If yes, what is the amplitude and frequency?

Does the equation y = A sin^2(kx-wt) represent a wave motion?
If yes, what is the amplitude and frequency?

Grade:12

1 Answers

Sumit Majumdar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 137 Points
9 years ago

Hello student,

The equation would still represent a wave motion.

Amplitude of the wave is going to be A/2 and the frequency is going to be 2/T.

Thanks & Regards
Sumit Majumdar, 
askIITians Faculty
Ph.D, IIT Delhi

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