Waves - week 1

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15 questions
• Q1
A measure of the energy carried by a wave. The height of the peaks above the resting line in a wave.
Compression
Crest
Frequency
Amplitude
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• Q2
A wave in which the waves medium is compressed in the same direction as the movement as the wave. Synonym = longitudinal
Mechanical
Transverse
Compressional
Electromagnetic
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• Q3
The high point of a wave
Amplitude
Crest
Midline
Trough
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• Q4
Waves created by vibrating electric charges, can travel through a vacuum or through matter, and have a wide varieties of frequencies and wavelengths.
Longitudinal Wave
Electromagnetic Wave
Mechanical Wave
Transverse Wave
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• Q5
The ability to do work
Force
Energy
Electricity
Frequency
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• Q6
The number of wavelengths that pass a fixed point each second; is expressed in Hertz (Hz)
Compression
Speed
Frequency
Amplitude
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• Q7
A type of energy that is also referred to as electromagnetic radiation
Wave
Light
Medium
Sound
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• Q8
A wave that requires a medium to transfer energy
Electric Wave
Mechanical wave
Electromagnetic Wave
Standing Wave
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• Q9
A solid, liquid, or gas
Energy
Rarefaction
Wave
Medium
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• Q10
The least dense regions of a longitudinal/compressional wave
Trough
Compression
Crest
Rarefaction
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• Q11
A wave pattern that forms when waves of equal wavelength and amplitude but traveling in opposite directions.
transverse wave
mechanical wave
rarefaction wave
Standing wave
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• Q12
A wave that travels through a medium causing it to vibrate and produce audible noise
Laser
Light
Sound
Bass
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• Q13
The low point of a wave
Rarefaction
Crest
Trough
Amplitude
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• Q14
A repeating disturbance or movement that transfers energy through matter or space
Energy
Wave
Medium
Force
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• Q15
The distance between one point on a wave and the nearest point just like it.
Frequency
Amplitude
Wavelength
Crest
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