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Radio waves travel at the speed of light, which is 3.00 108 m/s. What is the wavelength for a FM station broadcasting at 105.9 MHz (the prefix M is "mega" and means 106)?

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  1. f*lambda=c
    solve for lambda

    lambda= 3E8/1.058E8= 3/1.058 meters

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