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    wave equations

    Am having problems with this question, can anyone help out?

    a(x) = 5sinx
    b(x) = 4cos(2x + pi/3)

    Give the equation for the combined waves??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Survey Ian View Post
    Am having problems with this question, can anyone help out?

    a(x) = 5sinx
    b(x) = 4cos(2x + pi/3)

    Give the equation for the combined waves??
    Wave usually satisfy supperposition so:

    c(x)=5\sin(x)+4\cos(2x+\pi/3)=5\sin(x)+4\sin(x+2\pi /3)



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