Emma L.

asked • 12/10/20

Compute the frequency (in MHz) of an EM wave with a wavelength of 5.3 in. (0.1346 m).

Compute the frequency (in MHz) of an EM wave with a wavelength of 5.3 in. (0.1346 m).


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David D. answered • 12/10/20

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Aaron L.

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velocity = frequency x wavelength Therefore frequency = velocity / wavelength Remember that for an EM wave, velocity is always the speed of light. This means that frequency = c / wavelength Remember the units for c and wavelength must match appropriately.
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