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a slinky moves the same as what type of wave?
a) longitudinal
b) transverse
c) electromagnetic
d) crest

X-rays and microwaves are examples of what type of wave?
a) electromagnetic
b) longitudinal
c) ocean
d) sound

As the frequency of a wave increases, what happens to the wavelength?
a) it decreases
b) it increases
c) it stays the same
d) it gets larger

the number of waves in a given amount of time refers to what?
a) frequency
b) pitch
c) wavelength
d) waves

Places in a sound wave that are packed tightly together would be
a) compressions
b) rarefactions
c) refraction
d) longitudinal

how high or low a sound is
a) pitch
b) loudness
c) amplitude
d) sound

the maximum distance particles of a waves' medium vibrate from its rest position
a) amplitude
b) frequency
c) distance
d) pitch

which of these do not require a medium
a) microwave waves
b) longitudinal waves
c) sound waves
d) ocean waves

these waves have particles that vibrate perpendicular to the direction of the wave
a) transverse
b) longitudinal
c) sound
d) pitch

the lowest part of a transverse wave
a) trough
b) crest
c) compression
d) rarefaction

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