348.7 m/s

## What is the frequency of a sound wave with a wavelength of 0.5 m?

A sound wave with a frequency of 347 cycles per second (347 Hz), which has a wavelength of approximately 1 meter….Sound Waves: Calculating Wavelength and Frequency.

Wavelength Frequency Sound File (mp3)
0.5 m 694 Hz 50cm.mp3
1 m 347 Hz 1m.mpg
2 m 173.5 Hz 2m.mp3
3 m 116 Hz 3m.mp3

## What is the wave speed of a wave that has a frequency of 20hz and a wavelength of 0.50 m?

Frequency = (speed) / (wavelength) = 20 / 0.5 = 40 per second = 40 Hz.

## What are the different types of waves and their properties?

There are three categories:

• Longitudinal wave *s – Movement of the particles are parallel to the motion of the energy.
• Transverse wave *s – movement of the particles are at right angles (perpendicular) to the motion of the energy.
• Surface wave *s – particles travel in a circular motion.

## What is nature of waves?

A wave is a vibration that transfers energy through matter or space. No matter whether you are talking about vibrations or waves, all of them can be characterized by the following four characteristics: amplitude, wavelength, frequency, and speed.

## What are some examples of waves in nature?

Mechanical Waves Waves transfer energy from one place to another, but they do not necessarily transfer any mass. Light, sound, and waves in the ocean are common examples of waves. Sound and water waves are mechanical waves; meaning, they require a medium to travel through.

## Is a wave like movement?

Wave motion, propagation of disturbancesâ€”that is, deviations from a state of rest or equilibriumâ€”from place to place in a regular and organized way. Most familiar are surface waves on water, but both sound and light travel as wavelike disturbances, and the motion of all subatomic particles exhibits wavelike properties.

## What do you need to produce waves?

Waves are created by energy passing through water, causing it to move in a circular motion. The ocean is never still. Whether observing from the beach or a boat, we expect to see waves on the horizon. Waves are created by energy passing through water, causing it to move in a circular motion.

## How much energy is in an ocean wave?

Kinetic energy, the energy of motion, in waves is tremendous. An average 4-foot, 10-second wave striking a coast puts out more than 35,000 horsepower per mile of coast.