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Energy in a Wave: Comparing Two Waves


Vern Hart. Created for Albert.io. Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.

Generally speaking, for any wave, the energy carried by the wave is

proportional to the

of the

. As a result, the energy carried by Wave A in the above figure should be approximately

as the energy carried by Wave B.