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8th Grade Honors Science Wave Properties Notes Name________________________ Properties of waves Amplitude – The maximum distance that _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ More energy transferred = _______________________ amplitude Diagram: Wavelength: The distance between any two _________________________________________________________ next to each other in a wave OR the distance between any two ____________________________ next to each other More Energy = _____________________________ wavelength Diagram: Frequency: The number of waves _________________________________________________________ - expressed in hertz (Hz) For waves: 1 Hz = ____________________________________ If 2 waves have equal amplitude - High frequency waves carry ____________________________ than low-frequency waves. Diagram: Wave speed: The speed at which __________________________________________. Speed (v) can be calculated using wavelength (λ – greek lambda) and frequency (f) Wave speed equation: v=λxf Relationship between wave properties: Wavelength and frequency are inversely related.