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Wave 6th

Amplitude half the height of the wave from the crest to the trough
crest top of wave
frequency number of waves during a set time period
transverse wave matter in the medium moves at a right angle to the direction of the wave
trough lowest part of the wave
wave length distance from one point on a wave tot he identical point on the next wave
longitudinal wave energy moves forward along the wave
vibrations back and forth movement of matter
pitch perceived frequency of a sound
decibel unit used to measure loudness
hertz unit used to measure frequency
compression compressed part of the longitudinal wave
intereference addition and subtraction of wave crests and troughs
medium material needed to transfer sound
rarefaction expanded part of longitudinal wave
displacement difference in current position and previous position
Created by: robinkuhn