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light waves

light waves definitions

crest a crest is the top of the wave
trough a trough is the bottom of a wave
wavelength the distance between crests of a wave
frequency the number if waves that pass a point in a given amount of time
amplitude the distance a waves mid-point and is crest or trough
transverse wave a wave in which the crest and troughs move at right angles to the direction of the waves travel
light definition light is energy you can see
reflection light that bounces off of an object
refraction the bending of light rays entering a new medium
color spectrum different frequences of color
ROYGBIV red, orange,yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet
Created by: xo_meg.dorothy