Frequency


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Jedrick Zablan 3L
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Frequency

Postby Jedrick Zablan 3L » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:23 pm

Can someone explain to me why frequency is represented as "v" in the equation c = v ( lambda)?

Christineg1G
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Re: Frequency

Postby Christineg1G » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:53 pm

"v" comes from the Greek symbol "nu" (v) which is used to represent the frequency of a light wave.
Hope this helps!

Manav Govil 1B
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Re: Frequency

Postby Manav Govil 1B » Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:08 pm

If you're interested in frequency, I recommend reading the Wikipedia page behind it:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frequency

v (or nu) can also be expressed in Hz (Hertz), which is pretty interesting.


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