In a two-point interference pattern, what do we call points of minimum displacement that are created by destructive interference?
By studying the red and blue shifts of the galaxies, scientists concluded that the universe is
When two different sound waves travel in the same direct and align, what is the result?
Resonance of light waves results in
Which wave parameter can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the frequency?
Amplitude is a measure of how much _____ is being carried by a wave.
Wave speed can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the
Which wave parameter measures the time it takes to complete one cycle?
If 100% of the light frequencies resonate with the electrons of an object, then the object will exhibit
Which wave parameter is related to the volume of a sound?
Acoustically, what is the result of destructive interference?
Which wave parameter is related to the pitch of a sound?
The substance that a sound wave travels through is called the
An ambulance siren moving toward you will have a _____ pitch than when it is traveling away from you.
Which two parameters can both be measured in meters?
All sound waves are which type of wave?
Wave speed can be found by dividing the wavelength by the
When a light source is quickly approaching you, you may perceive a
Which scale is used to measure the intensity of sound?
A sonic boom is produced when an airplane travels
What is the pattern of alternating nodes and antinodes often called?
Which wave parameter measures the number of cycles that are completed in one second?
What do we call the high and low points on a sound wave?
Wave speed increases with _____temperature and _____density.
Of the following choices, a sound wave would travel fastest in a
When the vibrations of one object match the resonant frequency of a second object, the first object increases the _____ of the vibrations of the second object.
While the actual frequency does not change, the apparent frequency may change if the wave source is
Which wave parameter measures the spatial distance of one wave cycle?
When playing a trumpet, the vibrations made by the lips on the mouthpiece have to match the resonant frequency of
Resonance of sound waves results in
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