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5 Matching questions

  1. Wavelength
  2. The three main types of mechanical waves
  3. Transverse Waves
  4. Rarefaction
  5. Compression
  1. a an area where the particles are spaced out
  2. b a wave that causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to the direction in which the wave travels
  3. c an area, where the particles in a medium are spaced closed together
  4. d 1. Transverse 2. Longituadinal 3. Surface Waves
  5. e the distance between a point on one wave and the same point on the next cycle of the wave

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place
  2. amplitude
  3. maximum displacement of the medium from it's _______________
  4. a motion that repeats at regular time intervals
  5. the lowest point below the rest position

5 True/False questions

  1. Frequencynumber of complete cycels in a give time


  2. Speed of wavesa wave that travels along a surface separating the medium


  3. If you assume that waves are traveling at a constant speed, then wavelength is what"it's wavelength


  4. Increasing the frequency of a wave decreases what?it's wavelength


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


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