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Identify the following types of waves as electromagnetic (EM) or sound waves. Briefly justify your choice.

1. Waves that enable you to feel that a campfire is hot from 2 feet away.
2. Waves in your microwave oven that enable you to heat food.
3. Waves that come out of the speaker in your cell phone.
4. Waves that reach your dog when you blow on a dog whistle.
5. Waves that the radio station WBIG sends to your car radio.

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