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Medium

A medium is a substace or material a wave can pass through

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Wavelength

A wavelelength is the distance between matching points on a wave. It is represented by the greek letter lambda (λ)

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Frequency

Frequency is the number of waves that pass through a paricular point per second. The unit of measure for w waves frequency is Hertz

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Longitudinal waves

Vibrate paralell to the direction the wave is travelling

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Transverse waves

Vibrate perpendicular (at right angles) to the directon the wave is travelling

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Wave Equation

Velocity = Wavelength x Frequency

V[m/s] = λ[m] x F[Hz or /s]

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