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Illustration Destructive Interference - Superposition of two sine waves

Destructive Interference - Superposition of two sine waves
Destructive Interference - Superposition of two sine waves
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Two sine waves with amplitude 1 interfere destructively and cancel each other out.

To construct the resulting wave, you simply add together the amplitudes at the same points \(x\) of the sine waves.