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Explain the terms ‘compressions’ and ‘rarefactions’ of wave. What type of waves consist of compressions and rarefactions?

Answer :

A compression is a part of longitudinal wave where the particles are closest together. Where as the rarefraction is that part of the longitudinal wave where the particals are furthest apart. Longitudinal waves consists of compression and rarefraction.


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