Teaching Physics with the Physics Suite
In the figure below is shown a picture of a string at a time t1. The pieces of the string are each moving with velocities which are indicated by arrows in the picture. (The vertical displacements are small and don't show up in the picture.)
On your paper, place the letters A - E. Next to these letters, indicate for the graphs labeled by those letters, whether the string is moving as a:
(L) left-traveling wave
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