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Resonant Frequency Frequency at which a Standing waves occur.
Longitudinal Wave Wave in which the motion if the medium is parallel to the direction of the wave.
Transverse Wave Waves in which the motion of the medium is at a right angles to the direction of the wave.
Refraction Bending of Waves to due change in speed.
Diffraction The bending of waves around obstacles
Standing Wave A wave that does not appear to be moving at the natural frequency of the material.
Surface Wave A wave that consists of a combination of transverse and longitudinal waves and occurs at the surface between two different mediums.
The highest point of a wave is the______. Crest
The lowest point of a wave is called the________. Trough
The distance from one wave to the other is called a Wave Length
The _________ is a measure of the number of waves that pass a point in a given timw Frequency
You can hear your friend talking about your surprise birthday party from around the corner. Diffraction
Why can you see lightning before you hear the thunder??? Because light travels faster than sound.
You probably looked at yourself in the mirror sometime today and saw yoruself what is this called??? Reflection
Frequency is measured in_______ Hertz
Mechanical waves are classified on how they move. Mechanical Waves
A wave with a frequency of 20 Hz has wavelength of 10 meters . At what speed will this wave travel. 200
Vibration movement that follows the same path over and over again.
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