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What are the three mediums that waves can travel through?

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Answered 2017-03-13 20:37:20

Waves can travel through many media, depending on their nature. Sound waves can go through solids, liquids and gases. Transverse shock waves can only travel through solids. Electromagnetic waves can go through some solids, liquids or gases, or through a vacuum.

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