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A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place is called a wave
mechanical waves are created when a source of energy causes a medium to move
the speed of a wave is its wavelength multiplied by its frequency
the bending of waves due to a change in speed is called refraction
the bending of waves around a barrier is known as diffraction
the interaction between 2 waves is called interference
waves combine to make a wave larger amplitude in a process is called construction
when an incoming wave combines with a reflected wave in such a way that the combined wave appears to be standing still, the result is standing wave
what occurs when vibrations traveling through an object match the objects natural frequency resonent
a wave travels through a medium because the energy passes form one particle to another
mechcanical waves are classified according to how they move
frequency is measured in hertz
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