# Waves: Components, Types & Parameters

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### What is a wave?

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### 2. The distance from trough to trough on a position-time graph is what component of a wave?

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With these assessments, you'll be quizzed on waves. See what you know about key topics like a definition of a wave and the component of a wave characterized by the distance from peak to peak on an X-Y graph.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

• Distance from trough to trough on a position-time graph
• Ways in which waves are classified
• A wave's frequency

## Skills Practiced

• Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define a wave and the frequency of a wave
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the classification of waves and the component of a wave characterized by the distance from peak to peak on an X-Y graph
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the distance from a trough to another trough on a position-time graph

To learn more, follow along via the lesson entitled Waves: Components, Types & Parameters. These key points will be discussed in greater detail:

• Examples of waves
• Rest position
• Transverse waves
• Compression and rarefaction
• Traveling waves and standing waves
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