Chapter 1 Nature of Waves

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

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