Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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Chapter 11 - Oscillations and Waves - Misconceptual Questions: 15

Answer

Choice A.

Work Step by Step

Take the example of a transverse wave on a horizontal string, or a longitudinal wave in a Slinky. The wave transports energy, but particles in the string/spring oscillate around their initial positions.
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