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Posted by **Kevin** on Friday, January 22, 2010 at 11:04am.

In general for the equation y-acosbx, what does b represent?

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**drwls**, Friday, January 22, 2010 at 11:12amThe six in the first equation represents a reciprocal wavelength, also known as the wave number.

y - a cosbx is NOT an equation

An equation would be y = a cos bx

b would be the wave number.

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