Waves

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What are waves
waves are a means of transferring energy and information
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What is a transverse wave
vibrates at right angles in the direction of the wave. e.g light waves
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What is a longitudinal wave
vibrates long the direction of the wave. e.g sound waves
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what is amplitude, frequency and wavelength
maximum movement of particles from resting position number of waves produced each second distance from one point to another
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equation for frequency
1/time period(seconds)
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wave equation
wave s
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What is a transverse wave

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vibrates at right angles in the direction of the wave. e.g light waves

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What is a longitudinal wave

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what is amplitude, frequency and wavelength

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equation for frequency

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