Waves Question - Physics?

In the deep ocean, a water wave with wavelength 95 travels at 12 . Suppose a small boat is at the crest of this wave, 1.5 above the equilibrium position.

What will be the vertical position of the boat 8.0 later?

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  • 8 years ago
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    I think wave velocity is 12 m/s. Time period = 95/12 = 7.92 s

    So after 8 second it will just be gain just at he crest but little below.

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