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    • PHYS 101Ms. Crow
    • We see waves in the ocean…
    • …in lakes and puddles as ripples…
    • …as sound waves…
    • …even light can be a wave!
    • Types of Waves Longitudinal  The displacement of particles is parallel to the direction of the wave.  Sound waves that travel through the air are longitudinal  Imagine the coils in a slinky as they spring from one end to the other
    • Types of Waves Transverse  The displacement of particles is perpendicular to the direction of the wave.  Ripples on a pond are longitudinal waves.  Imagine the motion of a sting on an instrument as it is plucked.
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