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a wave has a frequency of 2 Hz. find its period ?

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1. P = 1/!@#\$%^& or, in words,

Period (in seconds) = 1/Frequency (in Hz)

If there are two cycles per second, each one takes 1/2 second. That is the period.

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posted by drwls
2. The period of a wave, T, is equal to 1/f. So, T = 2 seconds

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posted by Nav

1/2 does not equal 2

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posted by drwls
4. yea....i messed up, i meant 1/2, my bad

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