Wave functon of two particles are given by y_{1} = a\sin(\omega t -kx)y_{2} = a\sin(kx + \omega t) , then

  • Option 1)

    They are moving in opposite direction

  • Option 2)

    Phase difference between them is 90\degree

  • Option 3)

    Phase difference between them is 180\degree

  • Option 4)

    Phase difference between them is 0\degree

 

Answers (1)
V Vakul

Both waves are moving opposite to each other.

 

Wave function -

Function which can mathematically represent a moving wave pulse are called wave function.

- wherein

y\left ( x,t \right )= f\left ( x\pm vt \right )

 

 

 


Option 1)

They are moving in opposite direction

This is correct.

Option 2)

Phase difference between them is 90\degree

This is incorrect.

Option 3)

Phase difference between them is 180\degree

This is incorrect.

Option 4)

Phase difference between them is 0\degree

This is incorrect.

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