# Question:How to print 3 columns and 20 rows

## Question:How to print 3 columns and 20 rows

Maple 2015

I am attempting  to show that ocean wave B has a larger velocity than ocean wave A, because wave B has a longer wavelength.

I considered the displacement of two particels located at the peak of each wave at time = 0.  Differentiating the two displacement functions I determined the velocity function for each particle.  I used a sequence to determine the velocity for each particle over the time interval 1 to 20 seconds (integer).  The following syntax produces the information I need but I would like to format it as 3 columns in 20 rows, how could I edit the following syntax to do that?

restart;
R := {seq([t, evalf(-sin(t)), -.5*sin(.5*t)], t = 1 .. 20)};

This sequence prints 20 lists of t, evalf(-sin(t)), -.5*sin(.5*t)

What do I need to do to print 3 columns in 20 rows?

The first 3 rows would look something like

 1 -0.84147 -0.23971 2 -0.9093 -0.42073 3 -0.14112 -0.49874

I am trying to show that two ocean waves of equal amplitude but different wavelenghts have different velocities and the wave with the largest wavelength will have the greatest velocity.    If someone has a suggestion about how to show this using SHM, any advice welcomed.

Les

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