The direction in which a transverse wave travels is
An example of a longitudinal wave is
What is a statement that best defines a medium of a wave?
As you increase the amplitude of a wave, you also increase the
To identify the amplitude of a longitudinal wave, you would look for areas of
What is a statement which describes the relationship between frequency and wavelength?
For a wave refraction to take place, a wave must
What is a setup in a wave tank, that would enable you to demonstrate diffraction?
Two waves come together to form a new, smaller wave. This is called
Do you think the following is an accurate definition of a medium? Explain why or why not.
A medium is any solid through which waves travel.
Picture a pendulum. The pendulum is swinging back and forth at a steady rate. How could you make it swing higher? How is swinging a pendulum like making a wave?
What might happen to an ocean wave that encounters a gap or a hole in the cliff along the shore?
An ocean wave has a wavelength of 9 m and a frequency of 0.42 wavelengths/s. What is the wave's speed?
Describe three situations in which you can predict the behavior of waves.
What is the definition of Amplitude?
What is the definition of diffraction?
What is the definition of frequency?
What is the definition of medium?
What is the definition of a crest?
What is the definition of interference?
What is the definition of reflection?
What is the definition of a trough?
What is the definition of refraction?
What is the definition of wavelength?
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