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Grade 11-12 Physics: Waves and Sound

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Understanding Basic Concepts

Terms related to waves and sound include:

  • longitudinal wave
  • transverse wave
  • frequency
  • period
  • cycle
  • amplitude
  • phase
  • wavelength
  • velocity
  • superposition
  • constructive interference
  • destructive interference
  • standing waves
  • resonance
  • speed of sound
  • echo location
  • infrasonic, audible, ultrasonic sound