HELP with weird motion of WAVES Physics question OCR Watch

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It is question 3b ii). that is bothering me I don't understand how Q is going up it should be going down and according to the markscheme point S moves down but I thought it will go up??
http://pmt.physicsandmathstutor.com/...et-C/Waves.pdf

Any explanations are appreciated thanks
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(Original post by MrToodles4)
It is question 3b ii). that is bothering me I don't understand how Q is going up it should be going down and according to the markscheme point S moves down but I thought it will go up??
http://pmt.physicsandmathstutor.com/...et-C/Waves.pdf

Any explanations are appreciated thanks
Take a look at this video which shows the concept very well.

Note the direction of the wave and how a point on the wave moves in relation to each other.

With a transverse wave the wave propagation is always at right angles to the wave displacement (amplitude).

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Take a look at this video which shows the concept very well.

Note the direction of the wave and how a point on the wave moves in relation to each other.

With a transverse wave the wave propagation is always at right angles to the wave displacement (amplitude).

Its hard to see but I do see it. Thank you
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