Thursday

October 23, 2014

October 23, 2014

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

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

- Trig -
**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.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math - how do i represent 1/(1+x^4) in general taylor polynomial. I know the ...

math - how do i represent 1/(1+x^4) in general taylor polynomial. I know the ...

math - how do i represent 1/(1+x^4) in general taylor polynomial. I know the ...

Trig - in the equation y=acos b(x-h)+k, what exactally does b represent. How is ...

trig - Write an equation for simple harmonic motion, given that the amplitude ...

Math - 1.) Mickey’s restaurant sells hamburgers. The amount charged for a ...

Algebra - A cookie company uses one cup of sugar for every 35 cookies it makes. ...

algebra - A cookie company uses one cup of sugar for every cookies it makes. ...

Math help - How is writing an equation to represent a situation involving two ...

math - A movie theater charges $8 per movie ticket. How much would it cost for ...