refraction, reflection, diffraction and the wave equation

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what is the law of reflection?
the law of reflection is that the angle of incidence of the same as the angle of reflection
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what is diffraction?
the waves travel along until they teach a gap. The width of the gap is similar to the waves wavelength.
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what is the formula to find frequency?
time=1divided by frequency or frequency = 1 divided by time
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how do you find the wave speed?
wave speed = frequency X wave length
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radio signals have longer wavelengths
than television signals
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waves are a series of oscillations or vibrations which travel through space.
water waves make water molecules vibrate up and down sound waves make
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sound waves make air particles vibrate from side to side.
all waves transfer energy from one place to another
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what is diffraction?

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the waves travel along until they teach a gap. The width of the gap is similar to the waves wavelength.

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what is the formula to find frequency?

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how do you find the wave speed?

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radio signals have longer wavelengths

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