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1

Define waves:

Waves transfer energy through a medium without transferring matter

2

What are the differences between longitudinal and transverse waves?

- Transverse waves have oscillations that are perpendicular to the direction of energy transfer
- Longitudinal waves have oscillations that are parallel to the direction of energy transfer