Chapter 1 Nature of Waves

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Area of a wave where the particles of the medium are squeezed together
Lowest point of a wave
Area of a wave where the particles of the medium are spread apart
Waves that do not require a medium to travel (Visible Light)
Waves bouncing back after hitting a barrier
The bending of light when going through a different medium
Highest point of a wave
Two waves overlap and cancel each other out
Waves bending to get around an obstacle
One crest overlaps another crest
Amount of waves to travel past a fixed point in a certain amount of time
Overlapping of two waves
Moves the particles of the medium perpendicularly to the direction the wave is traveling
Moves the particles of the medium back and forth with the direction of the wave
An object vibrates at a frequency that causes another object with the same frequency to begin vibrating
Combination of of the two types of waves
Disturbance that transmits energy
Height of a wave
Wave that requires a medium to travel (Sound)
The velocity at which waves travel through a medium
Substance that waves travel through
Distance between two crests that are next to each other

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