Frequency vs. Wavelength


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Bao Tram Nguyen
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Frequency vs. Wavelength

Postby Bao Tram Nguyen » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:05 pm

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?

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Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Postby Hailey Kim 4G » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:20 pm

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

Postby Celine 1F » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:21 pm

Frequency and wavelength are inversely proportional to one another.

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Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Postby Jessica Tran_3K » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:40 pm

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.

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Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Postby rohun2H » Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:20 pm

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

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Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Postby Siddiq 1E » Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:29 pm

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

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Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Postby faithkim1L » Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:12 pm

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

Postby AmyL_3L » Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:58 pm

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

Postby Amanda Ung 4D » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:20 pm

frequency and wavelength are inversely related

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Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Postby Merin Padayatty 3G » Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:48 pm

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

Postby MaryBanh_2K » Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:04 pm

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.

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Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Postby Trent Yamamoto 2J » Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:56 pm

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

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Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Postby Alexa Hernandez 3k » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:00 am

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

Postby Amir Bayat » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:08 am

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.

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Re: Frequency vs. Wavelength

Postby preyasikumar_2L » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:08 am

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

Postby 205154661_Dis2J » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:39 am

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


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