Wave Physics
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by Mimi Truong
| 14 Questions
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What does a wave carry?
2
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What are the two categories of waves?
A Ocean Wave and Tidal Wave
B Compressional and Mechanical
C Electromagnetic and Mechanical
D Transverse and Electromagnetic
3
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Which is the speed of a wave equation?
A v = f x λ
B f = v/ λ
C λ = v/f
D all the above
4
1
Draw or Write where the crest is located

5
5
A 220 Hz wave has a wavelength of 0.50 m. What is the velocity of the wave? Show your work below

6
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What kind of wave is this?
7
5
Draw and label all part of a wave. Show below
8
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What type of wave is shown above?
9
5
Ms. Truong works at the wave pool in Schlitterbahn. The wave pool has a wave generator that produces waves at 10 pulses per second that travel at 3 m/s. Ms. Truong saves a kid from drowning by swimming 16 m/s. What is the wavelength of the wave produced by the generator? Show work below.
10
1
Draw and label the lowest point of a wave
11
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The number of wavelengths that pass a point each per second is:
A period
B frequency
C amplitude
D transvers
12
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Mrs. Liu goes swimming in the lake that is 60 m away. As she swims the wave has a frequency of 0.25 Hz. the water has a wavelength of 2.0 m and Mrs. Liu is swimming at 15m/s. What is the speed of the wave? Show your work below.
13
1
A mechanical wave cannot travel through...
A glass
B water
C a vacuum (empty space)
D air
14
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If the frquency increases, the wavelength __________?