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How do waves move?

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2011-04-06 20:45:12

there is several ways that waves can move. waves can move by wind. the energy passes to the water causing waves.

Waves move because they are a movement of energy through a medium. The wave entails two parts, which are the crest and trough. The wavelength is the distance between two crest. The wave height is the distance between a crest and trough.

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