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Would it be correct to say that sound waves are described by trigonometric functions?

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    I'm writing a PS for maths and I'm trying to talk about how I'm awed by maths in an everyday context blah blah blah, so I was wondering if it's incorrect to say that sound waves are described by trigonometric functions?
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    (Original post by selenacxoxo)
    I'm writing a PS for maths and I'm trying to talk about how I'm awed by maths in an everyday context blah blah blah, so I was wondering if it's incorrect to say that sound waves are described by trigonometric functions?
    It's correct.
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    In it's most basic form, yes sound waves are described as sinusoidal.
 
 
 
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