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Physics Final Exam

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1. A wavelength is the distance from the peak of a wave to the next peak. The frequency is how often the particles of a wave vibrate. Because the wavelength is a distance, and frequency is a time, when they are multiplied, the velocity of the wave must be found. An example of this relation is a slinky. When the waves are more separated and it takes less time for the wave to vibrates, the slinky is clearly moving more quickly.

2.Transverse waves are waves that have particles moving perpendicular to the wave motion, while longitudinal waves have particles that move parallel. An example of a transverse wave is a stadium wave. This is transverse because the wave is made by moving up and down, but the wave itself moves side to side. An example of a longitudinal wave is the wave caused during an earthquake. This is longitudinal because the wave is being pushed in the same direction as the energy causing it to move.

3. Resonance is when the sound of the wave oscillates and causes loud sounds followed by quieter sounds. This is because of the constructive waves and deconstructive waves...
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