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Electromagnetic waves are:
Transverse
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Sound Waves are:
longitudinal
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Mechanical Waves:
can be either
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Waves can be
reflected, refracted and diffracted
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angle of incidence =
angle of reflection
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Transverse- Vibrations are
perpendicular to the direction of energy transfer
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Longitudinal- vibrations are
parallel to the direction of energy transfer.
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Compressions –
where the lines are close together.
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Rarefaction –
where the lines are spread out.
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What is the formula for wave speed?
Wave speed(m/s) = frequency(Hertz) x wavelength(metres)
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Sound Waves are:

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longitudinal

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Mechanical Waves:

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Waves can be

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angle of incidence =

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