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What is the wavelength of a wave?
The distance from a point on one wave to same place on the next wave.
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What is the frequency of a wave?
The number of wave passing a point each second, measured in hertz.
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What is the amplitude of a wave?
Size of vibration. Shows how loud a sound is, or how bright a light is.
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What are the two different types of waves?
Transverse and Longitudinal.
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The equation for wave speed is?
distance divided by time
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What matter can a P wave travel though?
Solid and Liquid
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What matter can a S wave travel though?
Solid only
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What is the frequency of a wave?

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The number of wave passing a point each second, measured in hertz.

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What is the amplitude of a wave?

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What are the two different types of waves?

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The equation for wave speed is?

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