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Ch 15 P1 Test Review

Chapter 15 part 1 portion of huge test on 5/14/14

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what are waves a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another without transferring matter
where do waves transfer energy away from the source of energy
where do waves leave matter in the same place after they pass
what are the types of waves water wave, mechanical wave, transverse wave, longitudinal wave, and electromagnetic waves
what do water waves transfer energy but not matter
what do mechanical waves travel through matter but not a vacuum
what does a mechanical wave need to travel a medium
what is a medium the material a mechanical wave needs to travel through a solid, liquid, or a gas
what is an example of a mechanical wave a sound wave
where do transverse waves makes particles of mediums move at right angles
what is a crest the high point
what is a trough the low point
what are two examples of transverse waves ocean wave and seismic wave
where do the particles in a longitudinal waves move parallel
what are compressions part of longitudinal waves where particles of the medium are closest together
what are rarefactions part of longitudinal waves where particles of the medium are farthest apart
what are three examples of longitudinal waves sound waves, slinky, and earth worm
what do electromagnetic waves carry energy and radiant energy
what can electromagnetic waves travel through and how fast a vacuum at the speed of light
Created by: 2018grellerj