Chapter 15 - Characteristics Of Waves

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1.  BONUS:  Describe the difference between constructinve and destructive interference.
2.  In standing waves, the ____________________ are points with no amplitude.  (the point where the rope does not appear to move)
3.  The amplitude of a transverse wave is found by measuring the distance
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B.
C.
D.
4.  The bending of waves around the edge of a barrier is known as _____________________. 
5.  All of the following are types of waves EXCEPT:
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  Waves that require a medium to travel through  are called _________________________ waves. 
7.  Answer these questions - make sure you label which is which!a.  What does the person transfer to the rope by pulling it up and down at point A?b.  What does the direction of arrow B indicate?c.  In what direction does the medium move relative to the direction of the wave? Explain.d.  What kind of wave is being generated?e.  What does point C represent?f.  What is the medium through which the wave is moving?
8.  The highest part of a wave is called the ________________________.
9.  Constructive interference occurs when two waves
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B.
C.
D.
10.  a.  What does arrow M indicate?b.  What does arrow N indicate?c.  What does the dotted line AB represent?d.  Which numbered angle represents the angle of incidence?e.  Which numbered angle represents the angle of reflection?f.  What does the line CAD represent?
11.  A longitudnal wave has a large amplitude if
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B.
C.
D.
12.  An example of a reflected wave is
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B.
C.
D.
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