Wave Motion - Mission WM3 Detailed Help

If a traveling wave is described as moving fast, then one can be sure that _____.

Definition of Wave Speed:
The wave speed refers to the distance traveled by a point on the wave pattern per unit of time. It is often measured in units such as meters/second and describes how fast the wave is moving through the medium.

The speed of a wave, or any object for that matter, is the distance it travels per unit of time. Speed is sometimes referred to as a measure of how fast an object is moving. A fast moving wave has a large speed. That is to say that it covers a large distance in a short amount of time compared to a slow moving wave.


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