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Answer to Question #65030 in Astronomy | Astrophysics for ella rose

Question #65030
In what ways are sound and light waves similar? In what ways are sound and light waves different?
Expert's answer
Both sound waves and light waves can experience interference due to superposition principle.
Sound and light transmit the energy that travel in waves.
They both have properties of waves: wavelength, frequency and amplitude.
Sound waves require the medium, but light waves do not.
The speed of light is higher than speed of sound.
Sound waves are longitudinal waves. Light waves are transverse waves.

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