## Frequency and Wavelength

$c=\lambda v$

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Perla Cervantes_1G
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### Frequency and Wavelength

What is the relationship between frequency and wavelength?

Or Fisher 1I
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### Re: Frequency and Wavelength

Frequency and wavelength are inversely proportional. This can be seen in the equation of
$c=\lambda \nu$
If you rearrange this so that lambda and nu are on opposites sides of the equation,
$\nu = (c/\lambda)$
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

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

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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