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5 Matching Questions

  1. Amplitude
  2. If you assume that waves are traveling at a constant speed, then wavelength is what"
  3. Medium
  4. Frequency
  5. Transverse Waves
  1. a adversely proportional to frequency
  2. b the material through wich a wave travels
  3. c number of complete cycels in a give time
  4. d a wave that causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to the direction in which the wave travels
  5. e maximum displacement of the medium from it's _______________

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the time required for one cycle, a complete motion that returns to its starting point
  2. an area, where the particles in a medium are spaced closed together
  3. speed=wavelength X frequency
  4. 1. Transverse 2. Longituadinal 3. Surface Waves
  5. disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place

5 True/False Questions

  1. Crestthe highest point of the wave aqbove the rest position


  2. Wavelengththe distance between a point on one wave and the same point on the next cycle of the wave


  3. The more energy a wave has the greater is its what?amplitude


  4. A wave's frequency equals what?number of complete cycels in a give time


  5. When is a mechanical wave created?when a source of energy causes a vibration to travel through a medium


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