What is the amplitude of a wave?

1 Answer
Mar 8, 2017

Given below.


The amplitude, #A#, of a wave is the distance from the centre line (or the mean position) to the top of a crest or to the bottom of a trough.
The standard form of the equation of the wave is:
#y= A sin(omega t +- kx + Phi)#

Where, A is amplitude of the wave.