For the answer to the following post, do you mean that the frequency does not depend on the radius?

Posted by Johnny on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 5:49pm.

The frequency of circular motion for a charged particle moving around in the presence of a uniform magnetic field does not depend on ...
a)The radius of the circle
b)The mass of the particle
c) The charge of the particle
d) The magnitude of the magnetic field
e) Actually, it depends on all of the above quantities.

Please explain.

* Physics - bobpursley, Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 6:14pm

a) is a wrong answer, b,c,d are correct.

w=qB/mass The radius is determined by q,B and mass, and velocity.

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asked by Sandra
  1. Did you look at the link?
    read it.

  2. Note that angular frequency (2PI*freq) does not depend on velocity, or radius, but rather

    w= qB/m

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