Problem: 1. In a transverse wave that travels through a medium, the molecules of the medium vibrate A. at right angles to the direction in which the wave travels. B. with smaller amplitudes than the molecules in a longitudinal wave. C. at twice the velocity of the molecules in a longitudinal wave. D. in the direction in which the wave travels. 2. A sound that's produced by a single wave at a constant frequency and with no overtones is called A. a discordant sound. B. an average sound. C. a mellow sound. D. a pure sound. 

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In a transverse wave, the medium displacement is perpendicular to the direction of propagation of the wave.

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1. In a transverse wave that travels through a medium, the molecules of the medium vibrate 

A. at right angles to the direction in which the wave travels. 

B. with smaller amplitudes than the molecules in a longitudinal wave. 

C. at twice the velocity of the molecules in a longitudinal wave. 

D. in the direction in which the wave travels. 


2. A sound that's produced by a single wave at a constant frequency and with no overtones is called 

A. a discordant sound. 

B. an average sound. 

C. a mellow sound. 

D. a pure sound. 

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