Q:
# How do you calculate frequency?

To calculate wave frequency in physics, one must know about the variables used in different formulas. One formula states that frequency (f) is equal to the wave velocity (v) divided by the wavelength (λ), or f = v/ (λ). If you know the period (T), another formula you can use is that frequency is the reciprocal of the period, or f= 1/T.

Continue ReadingThere is another formula that states that the angular frequency (ω) is equal to 2 multiplied by pi and the frequency, or ω = 2πf. From this formula, one can calculate frequency (f) by dividing both sides of the equation by 2π to find that f= ω/2π.

The frequency (f) is the number of waves per unit time, and its measurement unit is in Hertz (Hz).

The wavelength (λ) is the distance between one point on a wave to the exact same point on the adjacent wave, and its measurement is in meters. The wave velocity (v) measurement is meters per second. Likewise, the period (T) of a wave is the time it takes for one complete oscillation, and it is measured in seconds.

In order to calculate frequency, one must know at least some of the variables in these formulas.

Learn more about Statistics-
Q:
## What is a Rayleigh distribution?

A: The Rayleigh distribution is the distribution of the magnitude of a two-dimensional random vector whose coordinates are independent and identically distrib... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## What are some examples of a lurking variable?

A: Two examples of lurking variables are the color of a paper airplane and its ability to fly and the size of the thymus in children who developed SIDS in the... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## What are examples of variables that follow a poisson distribution?

A: A poisson distribution displays discrete random variables, according to the University of Glasgow. Examples of discrete random variables include the number... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## What is a dichotomous variable?

A: Dichotomous variables are variables that have two levels. A very common example of a dichotomous variable is gender, which has two outcomes and is reported... Full Answer >Filed Under: