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Unformatted text preview: spread out) areas EX: sound wave Longitudinal wave = type of wave where direction of disturbance is the same as the direction/along same axis as the direction in which the wave is traveling, AKA compression wave Tranverse wave = the disturbance/movement of the medium is going in the direction that is transverse to the direction of the movement (wave moves to the right but medium is moving up and down) EX: string...
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- Spring '11