Sound Physics

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The time for a complete to-and-fro swing of a pendulum is called its frequency
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Circle the letter of each statement about the Doppler effect that is true
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Circle the letter of each statement about sound waves in air that is true
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the conditions necessary-in terms of wavelength-for a standing wave to form in a rope attached to a wall
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In Phase
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A moving wave source does not affect the frequency of the wave encountered by an observer
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Wave interference only occures with transverse waves
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The speed of sound in air is about
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The speed of a wave depends on the medium through which it travels
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Circle the letter of each example of a transverse wave
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The period of an ocean wave is 10 seconds. What is the wave's frequency?
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The source of nearly all wave motion is a
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Suppose a bug is jiggling up and down and swimming towards you at the same time. Compared to the frequency at which the bug is emitting waves, the frequency of the waves reaching you is
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The numer of times a wave vibrates each second is called its period
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Wave interference occures when...
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Describe the motion of the particles in a medium when a longitudinal wave passes through it
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An ______ is a regular arrangement of places where wave effects are increased, decreased, or neutralized
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What is an example of a longitudinal wave?
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The greek letter _____ is often used to represent wavelength
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A certain ocean wave has a wavelength of 10 meters and a frequency of .05 hertz. What is the wave's speed?
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standing waves occur because of
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When the high part of one wave fills in the low part of another wave, constructive interference occurs
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A higher frequency results when a wave source moves toward an observer
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A wave created by shaking a rope up and down is called a
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As a train sounding a horn goes away from you, both the sound speed and the pitch of the horn fall
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Standing waves can form in both transverse and longitudinal waves
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The distance between successive identical parts of a wave is called its frequency
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The equation for calculating the speed of a wave does not apply to light waves
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As the sound of a car's horn passes and recedes from you, the pitch of the horn
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Sound travels faster in air than in water
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A wave that appears not to move is likely to be a standing wave
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Circle the letter that best describes a transverse wave
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Destructive Interference
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The points on a standing wave where no motion occurs are called
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Circle the letter of each statement about antinodes that is true
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Circle the letter of each wave property that is related
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Sound waves are examples of longitudinal waves
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Out of Phase
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Constructive Interference