Problem: The _______ of a sound wave is defined as the amount of energy passing through a unit area of the wave front in a unit of time. A. compression B. intensity C. amplitude D. frequency 

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Frequency: Number of waves passing through a fixed point in a given time period.

Amplitude: Maximum displacement of particles in a medium from the rest/equilibrium position. That is, from rest to the crest of the wave. 

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The _______ of a sound wave is defined as the amount of energy passing through a unit area of the wave front in a unit of time. 

A. compression 

B. intensity 

C. amplitude 

D. frequency 

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