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Amplitude of Waves?

Two waves are approaching each other. One has an amplitude of 2.0cm. The other has an amplitude of -3.0cm. What is the resulting amplitude when the waves meet?

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  • 1 month ago

    Indeterminate until you answer the following:

    Do the waves have the same frequency?Are they in phase?

  • oubaas
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    resulting amplitude h = 2.0-3.0 = -1.0 cm 

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