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all waves begin with a source of ____. energy
a ___ is a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another. wave
a ____ wave travels only through matter. mechanical
a _____ wave can travel through empty space or through matter. electromagnetic
there are ___ types of wave motion. three
two common waves in nature are water waves and _____ waves seismic.
the ______ of a wave is the distance from one point, such as the crest, to the corresponding point on the next wave. wavelength
______ waves occur during an earthquake. seismic
a ____ wave is a wave in which the disturbance is perpendicular to the direction the wave travels. transverse
a ____ longitudinal wave is a wave that makes the particles of a medium move back and forth parallel to the direction the wave travels. longitudinal
the _____ of a wave is the number of wavelengths that pass a point each second frequency
frequency is measured in ____ hertz
the ____ the wavelength, the lower the frequency. higher
wave speed depends on the type of material, or ____ a wave travels through. longer
the partials that make up the door ____ when you knock. transfer
a wave that travels only through matter is____ mechanical wave
a wave that can travel through empty space or through matter is_____ electromagnetic
a wave in which the disturbance is perpendicular to the direction the wave travels is ____ transverse wave
a wave that makes the particles of a medium mover back and forth parallel to the direction the wave travels is ____ longitudinal wave
the number of wavelengths that pass a point each second is a waves _____ frequency
a waves ______ amplitude is the maximum distance a wave varies from it rest position amplitude
the change in direction of a wave as it changes speed moving from one medium into another is called ____ refraction
different waves carry different amounts of ____ energy
longitudinal waves are ______ waves mechanical
water waves form because there is ______ between the wind at sea and the water friction
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