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What causes a wave?
A disturbance in time or space.
Waves Are A Disturbance In:
Space And Time
What Are The Two Types Of Waves?
Longitudinal and Transversal
What Are Longitudinal Waves?
The Waves Where Particles Move Along The Direction Of The Wave.
What Are Transversal Waves?
Waves Where The Motion Of The Medium Is At A Right Angle To The Direction That The Wave Is Traveling
What Is The Unit Of Measuring Frequency?
Hertz (Hz)
How Does One Find The Speed Of A Wave?
Speed= Frequency X Wavelength
What Is The Symbol For Frequency?
ƒ
If The Wavelength Is Very Long, Will The Frequency Be High, Or Low?
Low
What Is A Period?
A Period Is Time Taken To Complete A Rotation, Or Cycle.
What Is A Crest?
The High Point Or Points Of The Wave.
What Is A Trough?
The Low Point Or Points In A Wave.
What Is The Amplitude?
The Length Between The Medium And The Crest Or Trough Of The Wave
What Is The Medium?
The Middle Point Of The Wave
Part Of The Wave That Remains Stationary
What Is The Wavelength?
The Wavelength Is The Length Of The Wave
What Is The Wavelength?
The Wavelength Is The Length Of The Wave