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A wave in which particles travel perpendicular to the direction of the wave
A wave which is a mixture of transverse and longitudinal
Common stringed instrument that represents a transverse wave
A wave in which particles travel parallel to the direction of the wave
A 'toy that is an example of a transverse wave
An example of a longitudinal wave
An example of a surface wave
Time interval abbreviated 'T' during which a wave repeats itself
Number of complete vibrations per second measured at a fixed location
Period is _______/cycle
Frequency is _______/second
Shortest difference between points where the wave pattern repeats itself. Like from crest to crest
The symbol for wavelenth is spelled
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The high point of the wave motion
The lowest point of the wave motion
The maximum displacement from the rest or equilibrium, or height of the wave
When measuring amplitude, one measures total __________
The result of superposition of two or more waves. Comes in two types
Type of interference when wave displacements are in the same direction, so the wave gets larger
Type of interference when wave displacements are of equal but opposite amplitudes
Place on a wave where no energy is present due to equal and opposite pulses
Point of maximum amplitude in a standing wave
Type of wave when the wave doesn't appear to be moving due to quick enough hand movement
When a wave bends around the edge of a barrier
Change in direction of a wave at the boundary between two different media
What is the only thing that can change the speed of a wave?
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When you increase the speed of your hand while moving a slinky, how does it affect the amplitude? Choices are increase, decrease, or none
The frequency? Choices are increase, decrease, or none
The wavelength? Choices are increase, decrease, or none
The loudness? Choices are increase, decrease, or none
The pitch? Choices are increase, decrease, or none
The period? Choices are increase, decrease, or none
If a pulse is sent and none returns, is the end open or fixed?
Equals lambda/period or lambda*frequency
The angle at which a wave strikes a barrier is the angle of _______
The angle at which a wave leaves after striking a barrier is the angle of _______
Are frequency and period related directly or inversely?

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