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Which of the following statements about surface waves is true? The strength and duration of the wind controls size and frequency. The longer the wind blows in the same direction, the weaker the waves become. Friction between the wind and surface water decreases the size of the wave. Surface waves are caused by rushing water underneath the surface

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Tara Andrews on July 4, 2018

The answer is the option "The strength and duration of the wind controls size and frequency." Surface waves are created by wind pushing against the water in front of it, so if the wind is greater, the greater is the frequency of the wave. Think about this wave, the wind creates waves (surface waves) if the wind is stronger of what is going to happen to the waves their frequencies are going to reach higher.I hope this helps!


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