Problem: Rarefaction occurs only in a _______ wave. A. sympathetic. B. transverse. C. longitudinal. D. forced. 

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We have two types of waves:  Longitudinal and transverse waves. 

Transverse waves make particles in the medium to vibrate perpendicularly to their direction of travel. 

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Rarefaction occurs only in a _______ wave. 

A. sympathetic. 

B. transverse. 

C. longitudinal. 

D. forced. 

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