Science Quiz / Chapter 1 Nature of Waves

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

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