Chapter 15.2 Waves Can Be Measured.

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Wave Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Waves have ______ properties.
  • 2. 
    This heighest point of a wave is the _____.
  • 3. 
    The ______ is the lowest point in a wave.
  • 4. 
    The distance from one wave crest to another is called the _____.
  • 5. 
    The number of waves that pass a fixed point over a certain time is called a waves ______.
  • 6. 
    (p.498) When frequency ________ more wave crests pass a fixed point each second.
  • 7. 
    The wavelength of a _________ wave is the distance from one compression to the next.
  • 8. 
    A wave traveling at 20 meters/second that passes a point at 2 waves per second has a wavelength of ______ meters.
  • 9. 
    How many waves pass a point, if the wave travels at 20 meters/second and has a wavelength of 5 meters?   ____waves per second