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Which of the following statements are correct of the production and propagation of waves?

I. vibration produces waves

II. waves transmit energy along the medium

III. the medium through which the wave travels does not travel with the wave

IV. waves do not require any medium for transmission

Options

A) I and IV only

B) II and IV only

C) III and IV only

D) I, II and III only

The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

- Waves are produced by vibration
- Waves transmit energy along the medium
- Particles of a medium vibrate with the wave motion without the entire medium
- Some waves require medium for transmission (mechanical).


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  • - Waves are produced by vibration
    - Waves transmit energy along the medium
    - Particles of a medium vibrate with the wave motion without the entire medium
    - Some waves require medium for transmission (mechanical).

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