c=λ*f

Measuring the Speed of Light

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Distance between the hot spots ______________________________cm

Wavelength _____________________________________________cm

Wavelength _____________________________________________m

Frequency of the microwave ________________________________m

EQUATION _____________________________________________

Your calculated speed of light _______________________________m/s

## Comments

Distance between the hotspots: 4 cm

Wavelength: 25 cm

Wavelength: 1.0 m

Frequency of the microwave: 300 MHz

EQUATION _____________________________________________

Your calculated speed of light _______________________________m/s

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The distance between hotspots

isthe wavelength. What role do the other two wavelengths serve?c = ??, where ? is the frequency and ? is the wavelength.