KEY TERMS 1. waves (6.1) 2. longitudinal wave (6.2) 3. transverse wave 4. wavelength 5. amplitude 6. frequency 7. hertz 8. period 9. wave speed 10. electromagnetic spectrum (6.3) 11. speed of light 12. sound (6.4) 13. sound spectrum 14. intensity 15. decibel 16. ultrasound 17. speed of sound 18. Doppler effect (6.5) 19. redshift 20. standing waves (6.6) 21. resonance For each of the following items, fill in the number of the appropriate Key Term from the preceding list. e. _____ Regions of sound

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James Shipman + 3 others
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ISBN: 9781305079137

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Chapter 6, Problem EM
Textbook Problem

KEY TERMS

  1. 1. waves (6.1)
  2. 2. longitudinal wave (6.2)
  3. 3. transverse wave
  4. 4. wavelength
  5. 5. amplitude
  6. 6. frequency
  7. 7. hertz
  1. 8. period
  2. 9. wave speed
  3. 10. electromagnetic spectrum (6.3)
  4. 11. speed of light
  5. 12. sound (6.4)
  6. 13. sound spectrum
  7. 14. intensity
  1. 15. decibel
  2. 16. ultrasound
  3. 17. speed of sound
  4. 18. Doppler effect (6.5)
  5. 19. redshift
  6. 20. standing waves (6.6)
  7. 21. resonance

For each of the following items, fill in the number of the appropriate Key Term from the preceding list.

e. _____ Regions of sound

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An Introduction to Physical Science
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