# A transverse wave is traveling in the -x direction on a string that has a linear density of 0.011...

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A transverse wave is traveling in the -*x* direction on a string that has a linear density of {eq}0.011 \ \frac{kg}{m}
{/eq}. The tension in the string is 7.4 N. The amplitude of the wave is 0.017 m; and its wavelength is 1.5 m. What is the correct equation for the displacement of a particle from its equilibrium position?

## Transverse Wave:

A transverse wave is one in which all the particles oscillate normal to the propagation of the wave. The motion of particles in string waves and electromagnetic waves are the examples of the transverse wave.

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- The linear density of the string is {eq}\mu = 0.011\;{\rm{kg}}/{\rm{m}} {/eq}.

- The tension in the string is...

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