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A bug on the surface of a pond is observed to move up and down a total vertical distance of $0.10 \mathrm{m},$ lowest to highest point, as a wave passes. (a) What is the amplitude of the wave? (b) If the height increases to $0.15 \mathrm{m},$ by what factor does the bug's maximum kinetic energy change?

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Physics 101 Mechanics

Physics 102 Electricity and Magnetism

Chapter 15

Wave Motion

Periodic Motion

Mechanical Waves

Electromagnetic Waves

Cornell University

Simon Fraser University

University of Sheffield

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Okay, So the question is asking us what? The amplitude of the wave ISS. Here's what we already know. We know that the bug is gonna go from the peak of the wave at the very point here and then graphical delivery and point and then through the wave repeat cycle. Oh, well, term birthing a tool distance of point one meters. Now the amplitude how far the blood can ever get for the Equal Libre employee in either directed upper down put it down that good the amplitude. By definition, it always after height of the wave and this becomes easy to solve. 0.1 meters divide by two. That gives us 0.5 meters as the amplitude. Now the question also last says what happens to the maximum Connecticut or do the bug. If this distance were to change the 0.15 meters well, all the kinetic energy can Onley come from potential energy. The maximum kinetic energy of the simple harmonic off the layer always equals the maximum potential energy, which in turn is 1/2 of this bring constant times The amplitude squared. Now, if you multiply the height, you're also multiply the amplitude multiplying the amplitude by 1.5 well, so multiply the potential energy, the Maculan potential energy. By 2.25 Mary off, it'll multiply the maximum kinetic energy by a factor of 2.25 with 1.5 where easy.

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