S- Flash Cards

Question Answer
Frequency the number of complete waves that pass a given point in a certain amount of time
Longitudinal waves together then apart
Transverse waves move the medium back and froth and perpendicular
Mechanical waves move through a medium
Electromagnetic Waves move through mediums and empty space
Amplitude distance from middle to crest / trough
Wavelength distance from crest to crest
electromagnetic spectrum the rang of a wavelength
reflection when a wave meets a boundary
difraction the bending of wave around an edge
refraction the bending of waves when they pass from one medium into another
reflect bounces back
absorb soak up
transmit pass trough
opaque no light passes though
transparent all light passes through
translucent some light

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