Frequency and Wavelength

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Perla Cervantes_1G
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Frequency and Wavelength

Postby Perla Cervantes_1G » Fri May 04, 2018 4:46 pm

What is the relationship between frequency and wavelength?

Or Fisher 1I
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Re: Frequency and Wavelength

Postby Or Fisher 1I » Fri May 04, 2018 5:25 pm

Frequency and wavelength are inversely proportional. This can be seen in the equation of

If you rearrange this so that lambda and nu are on opposites sides of the equation,

then you see that as lambda increases, nu decreases and so they are inversely proportional.

Brynne Keyser 1B
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Re: Frequency and Wavelength

Postby Brynne Keyser 1B » Fri May 04, 2018 8:04 pm

Frequency and wave length are inversely proportional. When frequency increases, wavelength decreases, and vice versa!

Hope this helps!

Kate Manganaro 1F
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Re: Frequency and Wavelength

Postby Kate Manganaro 1F » Sun May 06, 2018 10:45 pm

As seen in the equation c=λ v (speed of light = wavelength * frequency), the wavelength and the frequency have an inversely proportional relationship. This means that as the wavelength gets longer, the frequency gets smaller, and vice versa.

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