Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 20 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension) - Page 388: 30


A radio wave is an electromagnetic wave, composed of oscillating electric and magnetic fields. A sound wave is a mechanical wave, consisting of alternating regions of compressed and rarefied air.

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This is discussed on pages 377 and 387 (Check Point 2).
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