Pre/Post assessment question.  [ENDORSED]

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Chiemeka Ochi 4A
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Pre/Post assessment question.

Postby Chiemeka Ochi 4A » Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:38 pm

12. When the peak of one wave interacts with the trough of another wave is the resulting wave larger or smaller?
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Kevin To 1B
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Re: Pre/Post assessment question.  [ENDORSED]

Postby Kevin To 1B » Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:59 pm

When two peaks or two troughs of two different waves interact simultaneously, this is an example of constructive interference, which amplifies the resulting wave. When a peak of one wave interacts with a trough of another wave, the resulting wave becomes smaller. This is known as destructive interference.


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Re: Pre/Post assessment question.

Postby Leah farhadi 1F » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:43 am

In addition, knowing that waves of matter (i.e electrons) interact with each other, especially through a crystal (causing diffraction) supports de Broglie's hypothesis of the wave-like nature of matter.

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