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all waves begin with a source of ________. energy
A(n) __________ is a disturbance. wave
when a flag waves in the wind, the flag ripples back and forth as the energy _______. travels
the fabric dose not _______. move
a _________ wave travels only through matter. mechanical
a _______ wave can travel through empty space or through matter. electromagnetic
there are ____ types of waves 3
transverse, _____________, and a combination of both longitudinal
a __________ wave is a wave in which the disturbance is perpendicular to the disturbance the waves travel. transverse
a ________ wave is a wave that makes the particles of a medium move back and forth and paralel longitudinal
two common waves in nature are water waves and _______ waves. seimic
in water waves, water particles move in ________. circles
indicating that these waves are a combination of __________ and _________ waves. transverse, longitudinal
_________ waves occur during a earthquake. seismic
the __________ of a wave is the distance from one point. wavelengths
to the corresponding point on the next _____. wave
the ________ of a wave is the number of wavelengths that pass a point each second. frequency.
frequency is measured in ________ (HZ) hertz
the _______ the wavelength, the lower the frequency. longer.
wave speed depends on the type of material, or _________, a wave travels through. medium
the maximum distance a wave varies from it s rest position is the __________ of the wave. amplitude
the more energy a(n) ________ wave has, the longer the wave's _________ will be. mechanical, amplitude
when you knock on one side of a door, the sound travels as __________ sound waves through the door. longitudinal
these waves travel through the _______ that makes up the door to the ________ on the other side. matter, person
the particles that make up the door _______ some of the sound energy. absorbed
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