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1

Which type of waves do not need a medium to travel through?

Electromagnetic

2

Which type of wave's particles vibrate perpendicular (90 degree angles) to the direction the wave travels?

Transverse

3

What wave moves through a series of compressions and rarefactions (Crowding together and being scattered out)

Longitudinal wave

4

What is the distance from the midline to either the crest or trough called?

Amplitude

5

What is the highest point of a transverse wave?

Crest

6

What is the lowest point of a tranverse wave?

Trough

7

Larger amplitude means

More energy being carried

8

Longer wavelength means...

Less energy is being carried

9

Smaller wavelength means...

More energy being transferred

10

When particles are crowded together, what is it called?

compression

11

when particles are spread apart, it is called a....

rarefaction

12

What is one hertz equal to?

One wave per second

13

Which type of waves need a medium to travel through?

Mechanical