What are transverse waves characterized by?

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Adan Mann asked a question: What are transverse waves characterized by?
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Date created: Tue, Sep 28, 2021 11:52 AM
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  • In a transverse wave, the particles of the medium move perpendicular to the wave's direction of travel. Transverse waves are characterized by peaks and valleys, called crests and troughs. In a longitudinal wave, the particles of the medium move parallel to the wave's direction of travel.

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