anonymous
  • anonymous
Jane says that the water in an ocean wave at the beach must have traveled a great distance. Jim disagrees, but how can he justify his argument? A. He can measure the wavelength of the incoming waves. B. He can measure the speed of the incoming wave. C. He can note the lack of movement toward the beach of a piece of wood in the water as the wave passes. D. He can note the direction from which the wave comes. ***Not sure!! thanks :)
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Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
I'm pondering...
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok! :)
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
A wave which have traveled a short distance had a little content of energy, thta means a little amplitude, so I think it is C

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Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
that*
anonymous
  • anonymous
ohh okay! :D thank you :)
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
please wait
anonymous
  • anonymous
ohh okay!
anonymous
  • anonymous
wait so it is not c ?
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
no, since if a wave starts in the ocean, its energy will decreas as that waves goes to the beach
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
decrease*
anonymous
  • anonymous
ohh okaY! what would it be then?
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
I think option A
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh okay!! :D thank you:D
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
even if I'm not sure, but I think it is option A
anonymous
  • anonymous
ahh okay no worries :) hehe thank you very much!! :D
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
I'm not able to justify my answer
anonymous
  • anonymous
ohh okay! it is okay! it makes more sense to me now than it did earlier! :)
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
ok!
IrishBoy123
  • IrishBoy123
it's c the movement is illusory. it is up and down. the water has not travelled far as otherwise it would have dragged the wood and a whole load of other stuff along and onto the beach

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