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  • Created on: 05-04-13 12:00

What is the Wavelength of a Transverse Wave?

The wavelength of a transverse wave is the
distance between two peaks or the distance between two troughs.
Wavelength can be defined as
"the distance the wave has traveled during one complete cycle".
Wavelength is given the symbol l.
This is the Greek letter lambda, pronounced lam-der.
Wavelength is measured in metres because it is


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