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5 Matching questions

  1. If you assume that waves are traveling at a constant speed, then wavelength is what"
  2. Wavelength
  3. The three main types of mechanical waves
  4. Transverse Waves
  5. Increasing the frequency of a wave decreases what?
  1. a adversely proportional to frequency
  2. b it's wavelength
  3. c a wave that causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to the direction in which the wave travels
  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. number of complete cycels in a give time
  2. the highest point of the wave aqbove the rest position
  3. a wave that travels along a surface separating the medium
  4. maximum displacement of the medium from it's _______________
  5. speed=wavelength X frequency

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Mechanical Wavea wave that travels along a surface separating the medium


  3. Mediumthe material through wich a wave travels


  4. Periodic Motiona motion that repeats at regular time intervals


  5. Rarefactionthe time required for one cycle, a complete motion that returns to its starting point