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The period of the second hand on a clock is. . .
60 seconds
Unlike a transverse wave, a longitudinal wave has. . .
a longitudinal wave has all of these
Compressions and rarefractions are characteristics of . . .
longitudinal waves
If the frequency of a certain wave is 10 hertz, it's period is. . .
0.1 seconds
Sound travels faster in. . .
steel
The frequency of the second hand on a clock is. . .
1/60 hertz
The vibrations of a transverse wave move in a direction . . .
at right angles to the direction of wave travel
The pendulum with the greatest frequency is the pendulum with the. .
both of these
If you double the frequency of a vibrating object, its period. . .
halves
Sound waves can interfere with one another so that no sound results. . .T or F
true
The frequency of a simple pendulum depends on. . .
two of these
Sound travels faster in air if the air is . . .
warm
Electromagnetic waves are. .
transverse waves
Electromagnetic waves. . .
can travel through a vacuum
Which of these electromagnetic waves has the shortest wavelength?
X-rays