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2. What do all waves obey?

  • The wave equation
  • the transverse equation
  • the specific heat capacity equation
  • the rule of travelling through a vacuum

3. In transverse waves the vibrations are _______ to the direction of travel and energy transfer?

  • perpendicular
  • parallel
  • opposite
  • stuck

4. In longitudinal waves the vibrations are ________ to the direction of travel and energy transfer?

  • parallel
  • perpendicular
  • pressed
  • opposite

5. What is the amplitude of a wave?

  • the horizontal length of the wave
  • The distance from the crest to the centre of the wave or the trough to the centre of the wave
  • the distance from the crest to the trough
  • How many amps the wave contains

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