Physics-The characteristics of waves

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What is a wavelength?
the distance between two identical points on successive waves
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What is the frequency?
The number of waves per second (measured in Hertz)
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What is speed?
how fast a wave travels
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What is the amplitude?
half the height from peak to trough
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x
x
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Card 2

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What is the frequency?

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The number of waves per second (measured in Hertz)

Card 3

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What is speed?

Back

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Card 4

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What is the amplitude?

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Card 5

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x

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