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Frequency vs. Velocity

Posted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:21 pm
by Yazmin Bocanegra 3L
When talking about light, are velocity and frequency the same thing?

Re: Frequency vs. Velocity

Posted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:28 pm
by AGulati_4A
the velocity of light is c -- a constant -- while frequency is variable depending on the wavelength

Re: Frequency vs. Velocity

Posted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:59 pm
by Sukanya Mohapatra 2G
The speed of light is 3.0 x 10^8 m/s while the frequency can be determined according to wavelength.

Re: Frequency vs. Velocity

Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:27 am
by sbottomley3a
The velocity of light is equal to the constant c, while we can find the frequency of light given it's wavelength.

Re: Frequency vs. Velocity

Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:45 pm
by Miriam Villarreal 1J
velocity is measured in m/s and corresponds with c which is equal to 3.0 x 10^8 while frequency has units (hz or s^-1) and is obtained by dividing c over wavelength or by dividing energy by planck's constant (h-6.626 x 10^-34).

Re: Frequency vs. Velocity

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:59 pm
by Laura WM 3I
Is velocity of light always constant?

Re: Frequency vs. Velocity

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:17 am
by Varadhan_3G
Yes, the velocity of light is always a constant, as far as we are concerned.

Re: Frequency vs. Velocity

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:29 am
by AronCainBayot2K
Frequency and velocity are not the same thing as frequency is obtained by dividing the speed of light over a give wavelength where as velocity is always a constant as "c" which is the speed of light.

Re: Frequency vs. Velocity

Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:26 am
by Kaitlyn Jang 1F
Velocity of light is the same as speed of light, c=3.00x10^8 m/s. Frequency varies and can be found through given wavelengths and/or energy in a problem.