## Frequency vs. Wavelength

Bao Tram Nguyen
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### Frequency vs. Wavelength

what is the relationship between the frequency and the wavelength? is frequency the number of wave cycles per second and wavelength is basically the distance of each cycle?

Hailey Kim 4G
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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Yes, frequency is the amount of waves in a certain amount of time and wavelength is the distance between two waves. Frequency and wavelength have an inverse relationship; therefore, the higher the frequency, the shorter the wavelength.

Celine 1F
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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Frequency and wavelength are inversely proportional to one another.

Jessica Tran_3K
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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Frequency and wavelength are inversely related to each other; the greater the frequency, the shorter the wavelength and vice versa. Frequency is denoted by the v with the curve at the end and wavelength is denoted by lambda.

rohun2H
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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Frequency and wavelength are inversely proportional, this can be seen using the formula c = λv.

Siddiq 1E
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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Frequency is measured in Hertz, and wavelength is measured in meters.

faithkim1L
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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Frequency and wavelength are inversely related. So if frequency increases, then wavelength decreases. Frequency is in Hz (s^-1), and wavelength is usually in nm. However, if you're finding wavelength to put it into another equation, make sure the units cancel out.

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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

The higher the frequency, the shorter the wavelength, and vice versa. Also, wavelength is inversely proportional to the frequency of the wave (the more frequent vibrations are, the less time for transition from one wave to the next).

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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

frequency and wavelength are inversely related

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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Frequency and wavelength have an inverse relationship as when the frequency increases, the wavelength decreases and vice versa.

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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Frequency, denoted as Greek letter nu, represents the number of waves that passes a given point in a certain amount of time. Wavelength, written as Greek letter lambda, is the distance between two points on two adjacent waves. Frequency and wavelength are inversely proportional. This means short wavelengths have high frequency and long wavelengths have low frequency.

Trent Yamamoto 2J
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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

The easiest way that I characterize frequency and wavelength is that they are inversely proportional to one another.

Alexa Hernandez 3k
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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

They have an inverse relationship. The more frequency of waves you have, the less length to each wave you will get

Amir Bayat
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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

The relationship between the two is inversely related. An increase in frequency, means a decrease in wavelength - and vice versa. Frequency measures the amount of waves per cycle and the wavelength measures the distance between each part of the cycle.

preyasikumar_2L
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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Frequency is the number of waves per a unit of time (usually seconds), and wavelength is the length of one wave from crest to crest or trough to trough.
Frequency times wavelength equals the speed of the wave, and in the case of light, we have c = λν. Frequency and wavelength are inversely proportional to each other -- if the speed of the wave is held constant, then when the wavelength of the wave increases, the frequency of the wave decreases, and vice versa.

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### Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Frequency and wavelength are related to one another. Waves with higher frequencies have shorter wavelengths while lower frequencies have longer wavelengths.