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Light is able to travel through empty space, but sound is not.

Which of the following are accurate explanations for this? Select TWO answers.


Light consists of a stream of particles moving away from the source, but sound relies on vibrating particles that were already present.


Light waves are much more energetic than sound waves, which must rely on existing matter for energy.


Light consists of oscillations of fields, and fields are properties of space (not matter).


Light waves move much faster than sound waves, so they get much further in space before the get stopped by the vaccum.

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