DEFINITIONS


AMPLITUDE = one half of the difference between the largest y-value on a wave and the smallest y-value on a wave (a measurement of the top (or bottom) half of a wave)

WAVELENGTH = the distance on a wave from one peak to the next peak

HORIZONTAL DISPLACEMENT = the amount of shift of a graph along the x-axis (the shifting of a graph from left and right)

VERTICAL DISPLACEMENT = the amount of shift of a graph along the y-axis (the shifteng of a graph up and down)


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