Waves

The number of waves per second.
Frequency
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The maximum displacement from the mean position to a crest.
Amplitude
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The number of seconds per wave.
Time
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The distance between two consecutive crests or troughs.
Wavelength
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A line joining adjacent points on a wave that are all in step with each other.
Wavefront
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The speed at which a wave travels.
Wave speed
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A wave in which the vibration is at right angles to the direction in which the wave is travelling.
Transverse wave
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A wave in which the vibration is forward and back, along the direction in which the wave is travelling.
Longitudinal wave
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Card 2

Front

The maximum displacement from the mean position to a crest.

Back

Amplitude

Card 3

Front

The number of seconds per wave.

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

The distance between two consecutive crests or troughs.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

A line joining adjacent points on a wave that are all in step with each other.

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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