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vibrations that transfer energy from place to place without matter being transferred.
waves
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a waves maximum disturbance from its undistured position.
amplitude
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the distance between a point on one wave and the same point on the next wave.
wavelength
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the number of waves produced by a souce each second.
frequency
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the bending of light as it passes from one substance to another.
refraction
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the spreading out of waves when they pass through a gap or round the edge of an obstacle.
diffraction
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a flat mirror
plane mirror
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the vibrations are perpendicular to the direction in which the waves transfer energy
transverse wave
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the vibrations are parallel to the direction in which the waves are traveling
longitudial waves
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vibrations the travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach a person's or animal's ear.
sound waves
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a waves maximum disturbance from its undistured position.

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amplitude

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the distance between a point on one wave and the same point on the next wave.

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Card 4

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the number of waves produced by a souce each second.

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Card 5

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the bending of light as it passes from one substance to another.

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