# In a wave matter vibrates in the same direction as the wave is traveling?

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Date created: Thu, Jul 1, 2021 1:23 AM

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### ☑️ Type of wave in which matter vibrates in the same direction the wave travels?

That would be a transverse wave. Examples would be sound or a wave in water. Transverse waves need a medium to travel through.

### ☑️ Medium vibrates in the same direction as the wave travels?

That is called a longitudinal wave.

### ☑️ A wave where matter vibrates at right angles to the direction in which the wave travels?

s-wave as opposed to p-wave

compressional waves

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### What is the wave in which matter moves in the same direction on the wave?

Sound waves. Also ocean waves. Also earthquake waves. Also explosion waves.

### When a transverse wave moves through matter the matter moves in the same direction as the wave true or false?

When a wave propagation takes place in a material medium no particle of the medium moves along with the wave. Only the partciles of the medium make vibrations or oscillations. These are of two type One if the particles vibrate simple harmonically in the direction of propagation then it is said to be LONGITUDINAL If the vibrations are perpendicular to the direction of porpagation then it will be said to be TRANSVERSE

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### What kind of wave has matter that moves in the same direction as the wave travels?

Longitudinal wave.

### What type of wave does matter move in the same direction as the wave is travelling?

A longitudinal or compression wave. A common example would be a sound wave.

### What type of wave vibrates parallel to the direction of travel?

A longitudinal wave is a wave in which particles of the medium move in a direction parallel to the direction that the wave moves.

Transverse waves

longitudal wave

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Transverse

compressional

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Transverse Wave

Transverse

### How can you tell which direction a wave is traveling?

• If you know the and directions at any time, the wave is traveling in the direction (the direction of the Poynting vector ). But actually you can figure it out just from the form of a given plane wave equation. For instance consider . This equation shows that the wiggling is a function of , so it must be moving in either the or direction.

### What kind of wave is a wave in which the matter in the wave moves in the same direction as the wave?

That is called a longitudinal wave

### What wave is matter moves at right angles to direction wave travels?

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### What wave matter moves at a right angle to the wave direction?

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### In longitudinal waves the medium vibrates in a direction perpendicular to the direction of motion of the wave?

false, they vibrate parallel

### What are waves called that matter in the medium moves in the same direction as the wave?

waves in which matter in the medium moves on the same direction as the wave are called?

### What are waves in which matter in the medium moves in the same direction as the wave?

longitudinal waves.