__Wave Worksheet__

One full wave (cycle)

Wave train – two or more waves

Amplitude– measures the energy of a transverse wave

a) measured from the equilibrium position to the top of a crest or the bottom

of a trough (see vertical arrow)Wavelength– length of a single wave cycle (horizontal arrow double sided arrow)

There are 4 waves in this wave train

**Wave 1**

a) How many waves are there in this wave train? _____

b) Wavelength ______ cm
c) Amplitude _______ cm

**Wave 2**

a) How many waves are there in this wave train? _____

b) Wavelength ______ cm
c) Amplitude _______ cm

**Wave 3**

a) How many waves are there in this wave train? _____

b) Wavelength ______ cm
c) Amplitude _______ cm

**Wave 4**

a) How many waves are there in this wave train? _____

b) Wavelength ______ cm
c) Amplitude _______ cm

**Wave 5**

a) How many waves are there in this wave train? _____

b) Wavelength ______ cm
c) Amplitude _______ cm

**Wave 6**

a) How many waves are there in this wave train? _____

b) Wavelength ______ cm
c) Amplitude _______ cm

**Wave 7**

If this entire wave train is 30 meters long what is the wavelength of this wave?