# A pulse traveling along a string of linear mass density is described by the wave function y

## Question:

y = [A0e─bx] sin (kx ─ wt)

Where the factor in brackets before the sine function is said to be the amplitude

(a) What is the power P (x) carried by this wave at a point x?

(b) What is the power carried by this wave at the origin?

(c) Compute the ratio P(x)/P (0).

Fantastic news! We've Found the answer you've been seeking!

## Step by Step Answer:

**Related Book For**

## Physics

**ISBN:** 978-0077339685

2nd edition

**Authors:** Alan Giambattista, Betty Richardson, Robert Richardson