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Waves review

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What do waves transport? Energy
What are the two types of waves? Transverse and longitudinal waves
What is a wave? Transport of energy without a transport of matter
What type of waves can travel through empty space? Electromagnetic wave
What is a wavelength? Distance between the middle if the wave to the crest
What is an oscillation? Movement back and fourth at a regular speed
What is amplitude of a wave? The distance from rest to crest
What is frequency of a wave? The number of waves that pass a point
What is wave speed? Distance a wave travels in a given time
The higher the frequency, the more __________ the wave has. Energy
The larger the amplitude, the more ________________ carried by the wave. Frequency
What are the two main types of mechanical waves? Transverse and longitudinal waves
In what direction do the oscillations of a transverse wave travel? All points go in a certain direction based on the angle
In what direction do the oscillations of a longitudinal wave travel? Right angles
What is the highest point of a transverse wave called? Crest
What is the lowest point of a transverse wave called? Trough
What does a longitudinal wave look like? A spring
What are the parts of a longitudinal wave that are closer together called? Compressions
What are the parts of a longitudinal wave that are farther apart called? Rarefactions
Two examples of longitudinal waves are ________ and ___________. Transverse and longitudinal
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