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All matter. However, sound waves cannot pass through vacuums, such as space.

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Q: What type of mediums do sound waves travel trough?
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What Mediums do sound waves travel the fastest?


What can sound waves not travel trough?

A perfect vacuum

What mediums do sound waves travel through easiest?

Metals such as iron

What form does sound travel through a medium in?

Sound travels through mediums in sound waves.

What are mediums that waves can travel through?

This depends a lot on the type of waves you're talking about. Sound waves, for example, can travel through water, solid, and air mediums, but not through a vacuum. Electromagnetic waves, however, can travel in a vacuum.

How do sound waves travel trough matter?

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How does sound waves travel?

Sound waves travel though mediums. Solids , liquids , and gas . It also travels though transverse and longitudinal. Also travel through the air......

What kinds of mediums can a sound waves travel through?

It can travel through a solid, liquid, gas, and plasma

In what medium do waves travel faster?

Waves travel faster in denser mediums. For example, sound travels faster in water than air.

How are light and sound waves different in terms of speed type of wave and mediums?

Light waves travel at approx 300,000 kilometres per second, sound at approx 0.343 kilometres/second.Light waves can travel in vacuum or through some media (there is no such word as mediums!). Sound waves cannot travel through vacuum: they needs a physical medium.

What are three mediums that waves can travel through?

Not all waves require mediums to propagate.Sound waves can travel through solid, liquid and gaseous mediums, while, electromagnetic waves do not require any medium to travel through.

What states of matter can waves travel through?

It depends. Is it a mechanical wave or a electromagnetic wave? Mechanical waves (for example sound waves) travel trough every state of matter and they can't exist without matter. They don't travel through vacuum. Electromagnetic waves travel trough space and get interrupted only by other electromagnetic waves.

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