Light and Color - Mission LC1 Detailed Help

An electromagnetic wave is different than a mechanical wave in that an electromagnetic wave _____ (unlike a mechanical wave).

Definition of Mechanical Wave and Electromagnetic Wave:
There are a variety of ways to categorize waves. One way to categorize waves is to say that they are either mechanical waves or electromagnetic waves.

mechanical wave is a type of wave that requires a medium in order to transport its energy from one location to another.

An electromagnetic wave is a type of wave that can transport its energy through a region of space void of matter. Electromagnetic waves can travel through a vacuum.


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