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Background Questions

Audio Engineer

Using the resources provided, find the answers to the following questions.

What is a mechanical wave? 


How are amplitude, frequency, and wavelength related to each other in relation to sound waves?


How do waves bend?


What is the law of reflection?


What makes some sounds louder than others?


How are sound intensity and loudness related?  


What factors determine the quality of a sound? 


How does your ear work to help you hear sound?