# 1. A wave has a wavelength of 10 mm and a frequency of 5.0 hertz. What is its speed?

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1. ### physics

the frequency of wave A is 250 hertz and the wavelength is 30 cm. the frequency of wave B is 260 hertz and the wavelength is 25 cm. which is a faster wave?
2. ### science

A wave has a wavelength of 10mm and a frequency of 5 hertz what is the speed Answer Are 55 mm/s 50 hertz 2 mm/s thank you
3. ### physics

what is the speed of a sound wave if its frequency s 160 hertz and its wavelength is 2.2m?
4. ### Intergarted Science

I had a couple of questions on the topic of Waves-Sound and Light. 1. What is the source of all waves? *Vibration* 2. In one word, what is it that moves from source to receiver in a wave motion? *Energy* 3. Does the medium in which a wave travels move with the wave? *No* 4. ...
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Which of the following statements correctly describes the changes that occur in a sound wave, as it passes from cool air into warmer air? A) speed,wavelength and frequency all increase B) speed, wavelength increase; frequency decreases C) speed, wavelength increase; frequency ...
6. ### Waves-Science

I had a couple of questions on the topic of Waves-Sound and Light. 1. What is the source of all waves? *Vibration* 2. In one word, what is it that moves from source to receiver in a wave motion? *Energy* 3. Does the medium in which a wave travels move with the wave? *No* 4. ...
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A sound wave travels in air at a frequency of 500 Hz. If part of the wave travels from air into water, does its frequency change? Does its wavelength change? Note that the speed of sound in air is about 340 m/s, whereas the speed of osund in water is about 1500 m/s. Frequency ...
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Waves of all wavelengths travel at the same speed v on a given string. Traveling wave velocity and wavelength are related by v=lambda*f,where v is the wave speed, lambda is the wavelength (in meters), and f is the frequency [in hertz]. Since only certain wavelengths fit ...
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1. A girl on a playground swing makes a complete to-and-fro swing each 2 seconds. The frequency of swing is 1. (0.5 hertz) 2. (1hertz) (ANSWER) 3. (2 hertz) And the period is (FROM THE QUESTION BEFORE) 1. (0.5 seconds) (ANSWER) 2. (1 second) 3. (2 seconds) 2. The period of a ...
10. ### Vibration and Waves

1. A girl on a playground swing makes a complete to-and-fro swing each 2 seconds. The frequency of swing is 1. (0.5 hertz) 2. (1hertz) (ANSWER) 3. (2 hertz) And the period is (FROM THE QUESTION BEFORE) 1. (0.5 seconds) (ANSWER) 2. (1 second) 3. (2 seconds) 2. The period of a ...
11. ### Physics help

a wave with a frequency of 3.1 hz and a wavelength of 0.3 meters experiences a lengthening of wavelength to 2.6 meters what is the new frequency of this wave? a wave generator produces a wave with a frequency of 45 hz and a wavelength of 1.9 meters. If the settings on the wave...
12. ### Physical Science

1. To what is amplitude related? B. the maximum displacement from the rest position C. neither A nor B D. both A and B 2. Suppose two waves collide and the temporary combined wave that results is smaller than the original waves. What term best describes this interaction? A. ...
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How do you calculate the wave speed of waves that are 0.15 m apart, and have a frequency of 2 Hz? Wavelength is given, frequency is given. frequency*wavelength = wave speed. Thanks a whole lot
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A wave is determined to have a frequency of 12 Hz and a wavelength of 8.5 meters. What is the speed of the wave? Show all of your work, including the formula and correct units. I am not really sure how to set up the equation for this. Speed= wavelength x frequency... So would ...
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if the frequency of a particular electromagnetic wave is 4 x 10^14 hertz, what is its wavelength of the radiation in nanometers (nm)?
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The question in the book says: A wave has a wavelength of 2mm and a frequency of 3 Hz. At what speed does the wave travel? I know the answer is 6, because the formula is Speed= Wavelength X Frequency, but I don't know how to write the final answer, it's going to be 6?? Can you...
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Light is an electromagnetic wave and travels at a speed of 3.00 108 m/s. The human eye is most sensitive to yellow-green light, which has a wavelength of 5.58 10-7 m. What is the frequency of this light? Ever heard of the equation (wavelength) x (frequency) = wave speed? Use ...
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The period of longitudinal sinusoidal wave is 0.16 seconds and its wavelength is 8.0 meters. Calculate the wave's speed, frequency, angular frequency and wave number.
19. ### Science

What is the full formula for frequencys and wavelengths? The wavelength formula is λ = v/f where λ = wavelength of a sound wave or electromagnetic wave v = the speed of propagation of the wave, f = frequency of the wave in 1/s = Hz. c=nu*lambda c is speed of light = ...
20. ### Science

Which of the following correctly describes a radio wave? long wavelength and high frequency long wavelength and low frequency short wavelength and low frequency short wavelength and high frequency 3. When the energy of a light wave is transferred to a particle and causes it to...
21. ### Waves (Physics)

I have trouble with these 2 problems, can anyone assist me to answer them? 18) What is the speed of a periodic wave disturbance that has a frequency of 3.50 Hz and a wavelength of 0.700 m? 21) A periodic longitudinal wave that has a frequency of 20.0 Hz travels along a coil ...
22. ### Physics

A tuning fork creates sound wave with frequency of 170 hertz. If the speed of sound is 340 m/s, what is the wave length of the sound wave?
23. ### Physics

A tuning fork creates sound wave with frequency of 170 hertz. If the speed of sound is 340 m/s, what is the wave length of the sound wave?

what is the wavelength and frequency if the wavelengthis4.5x10-7 Show wok please (-7) You have already stated the frequency. Are you talking about light? What are the units of wavelength? meters? cm? feet/ frequency = (wave speed)/(wavelength) You can do the numbers. Make sure...
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A wave travels along a string at a speed of 1,5m 1s.if the frequency of the source of the wave is 7,5hz,calculate:(a)the wavelength of the wave..(b)the period of the wave
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A snapshot graph of a travelling wave is shown. The wave is travelling to the right at 32.0 m/s. a) What is the amplitude if the maximum displacement is 28.0 cm and the total distance travelled by the wave is 26.0 m? b)What is the wavelength of the wave? c)What is the ...
27. ### Chemistry

What is the frequency in hertz of a photon of light with an energy of 3.93 x 10-21J? What is the frequency of light in hertz with a wavelength of 4.12 x 10-7m?
28. ### Physics

Tsunamis are fast-moving waves often generated by underwater earthquakes. In the deep ocean their amplitude is barely noticable, but upon reaching shore, they can rise up to the astonishing height of a six-story building. One tsunami, generated off the Aleutian islands in ...
29. ### Physical Science

1. A wave has a wavelength of 10 mm and a frequency of 5.0 hertz. What is its speed? A. 50 mm/s B. 50 hertz/s C. 2.0 mm/s D. 0.50 mm/s 2. Which type of mechanical wave needs a source of energy to produce it? A. a transverse wave B. a longitudinal wave C. a surface wave D. all ...
30. ### physics

A plane progressive wave is represented by the wave equation: y=0.1sin⁡(200 ðt-20ðx/17) Where y is in millimetres, t is in seconds, and x is the distance from a fixed origin, O, in metres. Find: The frequency of the wave The wavelength of the wave The speed of the wave...

A sinusoidal wave travels along a string. The time for a particle to move from maximum displacement to zero is 0.170s. What are the a)period b)frequency c) the wavelength is 1.40m what is the wave speed? ok I know i need the equation T=1/f and the wave equation y=YSIN{kx-wt...
32. ### Physics !>:(

A wave has angular frequency 46.2rad/s and wavelength 3.57m. What is its wave number? b).What is its wave speed?
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A wave traveling in the  + x direction has an amplitude of 0.35 m, a speed of 5.2 m/s, and a frequency of 14 Hz. Determine: 3.1.the wavelength, (2) 3.2.the wave number, (2) 3.3the angular velocity, (2) 3.4. the equation of the wave
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The figure below represents a periodic wave. Each increment on the equilibrium line is 760 cm. What is the wavelength for this wave (in m)?If the wave in the figure above has a frequency of 60 Hz, what is the wave's speed?
35. ### Physics

Radio amateurs are permitted to communicate on the "10 meter band." What frequency of radio waves corresponds to a wavelengthy of 20m? (The speed of radio wave is 3.00 x 10(8)m/s). Can you help me with setting up the formula? frequency = (wave speed)/(wavelength) Divide 3*10^8...
36. ### physics - SHM

Two sinusoidal waves with identical wavelengths and amplitudes travel in opposite directions along a string with a speed of 11 cm/s. If the time interval between instants when the string is flat is 0.33 s, what is the wavelength of the waves? wavelength = (wave speed) / (...

The speed of a deep water wave with a wavelength ë is given approximately by v = (gë/2ð)1/2. Find the speed and frequency of a deep water wave with a wavelength of 5.5 m. ? m/s ? Hz can someone get me started with a formula? I lost my book :(
38. ### Physics

If travelling waves move at 140 m/s on this string, what musical note is this string currently producing? In hertz The fundamental is 1/2 wavelength. So you have to know string length. wavelength*fundamentalfreq= wave speed.
39. ### Physical Science

On a hot summer day (30 degrees Celcius), a pesky little mosquito produced its warning sound near your ear. The sound is produced by the beating of its wings at a rate of about 600 wing beats per second. What is the frequency in Hertz of the sound wave? What is the wavelength ...
40. ### Algebra 2

The frequency of a radio wave is inversely proportional to the wavelength. If a wave 250 m long has a frequency of about 1200 kHz, what is the approximate length of a wave with a frequency of 800 kHz? A. 167 m B. 258 m C. 325 m D. 375 m
41. ### PHYSICAL SCIECE

A seismic wave has a velocity of 5000 m/s and a frequency of 4Hz. wht is the wavelength of this wave? if this was a light wave traveling in a vacuum with the same wavelength, what would be its period?
42. ### physics

A harpsichord string of length 1.60 m and linear mass density 25.0 mg/m vibrates at a (fundamental) frequency of 450.0 Hz. (a) What is the speed of the transverse string waves in m? (b) What is the tension in N? (c) What are the wavelength and frequency of the sound wave in ...

When a sound wave passes from air into a solid object, which of the following wave properties change? -Frequency -Wave Speed -Amplitude -Wavelength all that apply
44. ### science

how do you find the wave speed from the frequency and the wavelength? show how the units of speed are related to the units of wavelength and frequency. -Thank You :)
45. ### Physics

Two sound waves are traveling through a container of unknown gas. Wave A has a wavelength of 1.2 m. Wave B has a wavelength of 3.6 m. The frequency of wave B must be __________ the frequency of wave A. a. one-ninth b. one-third c. the same as d. three times larger than the ...
46. ### Physics

A harpsichord string of length 1.50 m and linear mass density 26.0 mg/m vibrates at a (fundamental) frequency of 460.0 Hz. (a) What is the speed of the transverse string waves? m/s (b) What is the tension? N (c) What are the wavelength and frequency of the sound wave in air ...
47. ### Physical Science

I have a question and the answer, but I need to know how to get to the answer. Thanks What is the frequency, in hertz, of a sound wave (v=340 m/s) with a wavelength of 0.20 m? answer is 1.7 103 Hz (there is a box symbol after 1.7 and the 3 is superscript)
48. ### Science

What wave property is labeled X? a. Frequency b. amplitude c. wavelength d. wave speed Is it C? Thank you!
49. ### PHYSICS

A wave with a frequency of 90.0 Hz travels through steel with a wavelength of 3.46 m. What is the speed of this wave?
50. ### chem

a certain substance strongly absorbs infrared light having a wavelength of 3.75µm. what is the frequency of this light in hertz? i know that i have to use the equation c = frequency x wavelength and that c = 2.998 x 10^8 m/s. how do i convert that to µm/s? I think the answer...
51. ### Physics

If a wave has a frequency of 24Hz and a wavelength of 15m, how do you calculate the speed of the wave ???? Please help
52. ### Physics

If a wave has a frequency of 24Hz and a wavelength of 15m, how do you calculate the speed of the wave ???? Please help
53. ### Wave

A radio transmits at a frequency of 6 * 10^5Hz. If the speed of the signals is 3 * 10^8m/s, calculate the wavelength of th wave.
54. ### Physics

1)An electromagnetic wave has a wavelength of 6.2 x 10^14 n. What is the frequency of the wave? 3.00 x 10^8 * 6.2 x 10^14 1.8 x 10^24 = frequency 2)The velocity of an electromagnetic wave depends on: its wavelength and frequency
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A transverse wave is formed on a long skipping rope. The equation of the transverse wave is y=5.50 sin(0.031π x+5.52π t) where x and y are in centimeters, t is in seconds, and Π is pi (3.14..). Find the amplitude of the wave? what is the wavelength of the transverse wave? ...
56. ### Physics

A sound wave in a solid has a frequency of 15.0 kHz and a wavelength of 0.333 m. What would be the wave speed, and how much faster is this speed than the speed of sound in air?
57. ### Chemistry

A sample of light has a wavelength of 2.61 x 10^-12 m. What is it's frequency? A popular radio station broadcasts with a frequency of 94.7 mHz. What is the wave length of the broadcast? (1MHz = 1 x10^6 HZ) What is the wavelength of electromagnetic radiation having a frequency ...
58. ### physics

The wave function (x,t)=(0.03m)sin(2.2x-3.5t) is for a harmonic wave on a string. (a) In what direction does this wave travel and what is its speed? (b) Find the wavelength, frequency, and period of this wave. (c) What is the maximum displacement of any point on the string? (d...
59. ### Science

Which of the following affects the speed of sound? A. The amplitude of the wave. B. The frequency of the wave. C. The phase of the medium. D. The wavelength. Is the answer D? Thank you
60. ### Science

Which of the following affects the speed of sound? A. The amplitude of the wave. B. The frequency of the wave. C. The phase of the medium. D. The wavelength. Is the answer A? Thank you
61. ### physics

Find the length of string and speed of wave in string if frequency of given wave is 850 hz and the wavelength is 0.26m? The string is in a tube that is closed at both ends. I found the speed using v=freqeuncy*wavelength. How do i find the length of the srring?

1. Which of the following correctly describes a radio wave? A. long wavelength and high frequency B. long wavelength and low frequency C. short wavelengh and low frequency D. short wavelengh and high frequency Is the answer B? 2. When the energy of a light wave is transferred ...
63. ### physics

A typical steel B-string in a guitar resonates at its fundamental frequency at 240 Hertz. The length of the string is 0.620 m. What is the wave velocity along the string? Find your answer in m/s, but do not enter units. IS THE ANSWER 148.8m/s? (Frequency)(Wavelength)= Velocity...
64. ### PHYSICS

A wave on a string is described by the relation y = A sin(30t - 0.041x), where t is measured in seconds and x in meters, with A = 0.16 m. (a)Find the frequency of the wave. ____Hz (b)Find the wavelength of the wave. ___m (c)Find the speed of the wave. ___m/s
65. ### physics

A sinusoidal wave on a string is described by the equation y = (0.169 m) sin (0.713 x - 41.9 t), where x and y are in meters and t is in seconds. If the linear mass density of the string is 10.1 g/m .. if needs values of these ( the speed of the wave is 58.77 m/s) (the ...
66. ### Physics

1) A wave with frequency 3.1 Hz and amplitude 2.7 cm moves in the positive x-direction with speed 5.6 m/s. Determine the wavelength. 2) The equation of a wave along the x-axis is given as: ξ cm = 3.4 sin (1.13 x - 0.75 t) in which ξ is the displacement. Units on the ...
67. ### Science

1. A weatherman reports, "the storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart. "what properties of waves is the reporter describing? Frequency and wavelength Wavelength and wave speed***** Amplitude and wavelength Amplitude and frequency 2. Sound proof rooms take...
68. ### Science

1. A weatherman reports, "the storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart. "what properties of waves is the reporter describing? Frequency and wavelength Wavelength and wave speed***** Amplitude and wavelength Amplitude and frequency 2. Sound proof rooms take...
69. ### Science

1. A weatherman reports, "the storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart. "what properties of waves is the reporter describing? Frequency and wavelength Wavelength and wave speed***** Amplitude and wavelength Amplitude and frequency 2. Sound proof rooms take...
70. ### Science

1. A weatherman reports, "the storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart. "what properties of waves is the reporter describing? Frequency and wavelength Wavelength and wave speed***** Amplitude and wavelength Amplitude and frequency 2. Sound proof rooms take...

A weatherman reports, "The storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 25 meters apart." What properties of waves is the reporter describing? A. frequency and wavelength B. wavelength and wave speed C. amplitude and wavelength D. amplitude and frequency Is the answer C?
72. ### Science

1. A weatherman reports, "the storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart. "what properties of waves is the reporter describing? Frequency and wavelength Wavelength and wave speed***** Amplitude and wavelength Amplitude and frequency 2. Sound proof rooms take...
73. ### Science

1. A weatherman reports, "the storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart. "what properties of waves is the reporter describing? Frequency and wavelength Wavelength and wave speed Amplitude and wavelength Amplitude and frequency 2. Sound proof rooms take ...
74. ### Science

1.A weatherman reports, “The storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart.” What properties of waves is the reporter describing? (1 point) A.frequency and wavelength B.wavelength and wave speed C.amplitude and wavelength*** D.amplitude and frequency
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A tube that is open on both ends is 4 meters long. Assuming that the speed of sound is 340m/s, find the following: a) What is the wavelength of the fundamental standing wave (the first harmonic) b) What is the frequency of the fundamental wave? c) What is the frequency of the ...
76. ### physics

A tube that is open on both ends is 4 meters long. Assuming that the speed of sound is 340m/s, find the following: a) What is the wavelength of the fundamental standing wave (the first harmonic) b) What is the frequency of the fundamental wave? c) What is the frequency of the ...
77. ### Physics

The wave is travelling to the right at 50.0 m/s. What is the amplitude if the maximum displacement is 38.0 cm and the total distance travelled by the wave is 16.0 m. 2) What is the wavelength of the wave? 3)What is the frequency of the wave?
78. ### Standing waves and resonance (physics)

A nylon string has a linear density of 7.2g/m and is under a tension of 150N. The fixed supports are 90cm apart. The string is oscillating in the standing wave pattern. Find a)speed b)wavelength c) frequency v=sqr(F/u(linear density) v=sqrt(150N/7.2g/m) = 4.56m/s b) wavelength...
79. ### Physics HELP!!

The wave is travelling to the right at 18.2m/s. What is the amplitude if the maximum displacement is 19.9cm and the total distance travelled by the wave is 41.2m? b) What is the wavelength of the wave? c).What is the frequency of the wave?
80. ### Physics HELP!!

a). The displacement of a wave travelling in the positive x-direction is D(x,t)=(5.94cm)sin(1.18x-132.6t), where x is in meters and t is in seconds. What is the frequency? b). What is its wavelength? c).What is the speed of the wave?
81. ### Physics

You are standing on a beach and 5 wave crests land on shore in 50 seconds. Each wave is 32m apart. Find Frequency, period, wavelength and speed.

A wave on a rope is 6.1m . a.) What is the wavelength of this wave? b.) If the frequency of the wave is 6.2Hz, what is the wave velocity?
83. ### Chemistry

SO CONFUSED PLEASE HELP!!! A certain radio wave has a wavelength of 7 inches. a. convert the wavelength of this radio wave into meters. (1 meter = 39.37) b. find the frequency of this radio wave.
84. ### physics question

What factors affect the frequency of a wave? A. the amplitude B. the energy of the wave C. the wavelength of the wave D. the material through which it travels E. the velocity of the wave I said C,D, and E. Should there be anything else?
85. ### Physical Science

I need someone to go over and correct my answers please, I was haveing trouble on these three. What is the wave speed for a wave of 5 meters wavelength that has a frequency A) 25.6 m/s. B) 64 m/s. C) 128 m/s. D) 640 m/s. I think its a A string on a guitar is 0.4 m long and ...
86. ### physics

If a dog whistle has a frequency of 30000 hertz. What is the wavelength of the sound emitted (Approximate speed of sound is 340 m/s)
87. ### physics

a student plucks a guitar string and the vibrations produce a sound wave with a freuency of 650 hertz. Calculate the wavelength of the sound wave in air at STP.
88. ### Physics HELP!!

a). What is the wavelengh of a 2.54MHz ultrasound wave travelling through aluminum?(the speed of sound in aluminum is 6420 m/s) b). What frequency of electromagnetic wave would have the same wavelength as the ultrasound wave above?
89. ### Science

Does increasing the frequency of a wave also increase its wavelength? If not, how are these quantities related? high frequency. low wavelength That answer may be confusing. A high frequency has a short wavelength; i.e., 14 MHz is about 40 meters. 28 MHz is abouat 10 meters. 50...
90. ### Physics

okay for a) I got the answer as 11.67 seconds and did v=d/t and for b) i found that wavelength= 6km. Im confused how the 100 m deep affects the equation for c and d. The 2011 Japan tsunami was triggered by an earthquake 70 km offshore. The earthquake travels through the earth ...

A communications satellite transmits a radio wave at a frequency of 5 • 109 Hz. What is the signal’s wavelength? Assume the wave travels in a vacuum. Show your work Thank You!
92. ### Physics

If a wave has a frequency of 10 Hertz, what does this mean? Thanks.
93. ### Science

If a wave has a frequency of 10 Hertz, what does this mean? Thanks.
94. ### Physics

An FM radio station broadcasts electromagnetic waves at a frequency of 1.08 × 10§ hertz. The speed of these waves is 3.0 × 10§ meters/second. Find the wavelength.

What is the relationship between energy and the wavelength of an electromagnetic wave? I really need help because I know that the shorter the wavelength of an electromagnetic wave, the higher the frequency of the wave..but I don't know how this is relevant to energy. Thanks x
96. ### Physics

A sinusoidal wave traveling on a string is moving in the positive x-direction. The wave has a wavelength of 6 m, a frequency of 48 Hz, and an amplitude of 9 cm. What is the wave function for this wave? (Use any variable or symbol stated above as necessary.) I know the answer ...
97. ### Physical Science 9th grade

Could someone please explain how I do this or provide a link explaining how. I am very confused. 1) a) Name 2 properties of waves that change if the wave changes media. b) Name a property that does NOT change when it changes media. 2) If the wavelength of a wave increases when...
98. ### Physics

While watching ocean waves at the dock of the bay, Otis notices that 9 waves pass beneath him in 28 seconds. He also notices that the crests of successive waves exactly coincide with the posts that are 5 meters apart. What are the period, frequency, wavelength, and speed of ...
99. ### physics

What effect does increasing each of the following have on the wavelength of a wave? a)amplitude, if speed is constant b)speed, if frequency is constant c)frequency, if speed is constant
100. ### Physics

A string is 2.4 m long, and the speed of sound along this string is 450 m/s. Calculate the frequency of the wave that would produce a first harmonic. Assume the string has nodes at both ends. What I've Tried Ln=2.4m v= 450 m/s f=? n=2 Ln=(4-1)/4 * Wavelength Wavelength = 2.4m/...