# You are standing on a beach and 5 wave crests land on shore in 50 seconds. Each wave is 32m...

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You are standing on a beach and 5 wave crests land on shore in 50 seconds. Each wave is 32m apart. Find Frequency, period, wavelength and speed.

## Periodic wave

A periodic wave can be characterized by its frequency {eq}f {/eq} or period {eq}T {/eq}, wavelength {eq}\lambda {/eq} and wave speed {eq}v {/eq}. The frequency and period are related via {eq}f = 1/T {/eq}. While, the wave speed, frequency and wavelength are related via {eq}v = \lambda f {/eq}.

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View this answerA crest to crest of a wave constitute a single cycle. When a crest land on the shore followed by another crest, that is a single cycle. Hence, 5 wave...

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