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Ashley´s Wave Review

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A disturbnance that transfers energy from place to place is called a... Wave
Mechanical waves are creatws when a source of energy causes a medium to... Move
The speed of a wave is its wavelangth mulyiplied by its... Fequency
The blending of waves due to a change in speed is called... Refraction
The blending of waves around the edge of a barrier is known as... Diffraction
The interaction between two waves around the edge of a barrier us known as... Interferance
Waves combine to make a wave with larger amplitude in aprocess called... Constructive
When an incomind wave combines with a reflection wave in such a way that the combined wave appears to be standing still, the result is a... Standing Wave
What occurs when vibrations traveling through an object match the object´s natural frequenct? Resedance Frequency
A wave travels through a medium because... It needs to get energy from one place to another.. Partical to Partical
Machanical waves are classified according to... How They Move
Frequency is measured in units called... Hertz
When a wave hits a surface through which it CANNOT pass and bounces back, it undergoes... Refraction
Waves combined to produce a amaller or zero-amplitude wave in a prosses called... Destructive
Why do you see lightning from a distant storm before you hear thunder? Because light travels faster than sound
Compressions and rarefractions are characterustica of what type of wave? Langitudinal
The distance between two consective crests of a wave is called the... Wave langth
Created by: Ashley. P