Two water waves meet at the same point, one having a displacement above equilibrium of 60 cm and the other having a displacement above equil

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Two water waves meet at the same point, one having a displacement above equilibrium of 60 cm and the other having a displacement above equilibrium of 80 cm.

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1 year 2021-09-05T07:48:46+00:00 2 Answers 12 views 0

The resultant displacement is 140 cm

Explanation:

say first displacement d₁ is 60 cm

and second displacement d₂ is 80 cm

Resultant displacement = d₁ + d₂

= 60 + 80

= 140 cm

$$x = \sum h_i\\\\x = 60cm + 80cm\\\\x =140cm$$