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What kind of wave is sound wave?


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Answered 2009-12-05 19:08:17

Mechanical Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Pressure Wave


sound wave is a longitudinal mechanical wave.


answer: B. compression C. longitudinal D. mechanical

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