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What is the formula for converting frequency to wavelength in meters?



A. Wavelength in meters equals frequency in hertz multiplied by 300
B. Wavelength in meters equals frequency in hertz divided by 300
C. Wavelength in meters equals frequency in megahertz divided by 300
D. Wavelength in meters equals 300 divided by frequency in megahertz

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Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Feb 17, 2020

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K. Myers

K. Myers, Blogger, Chicago

Answered Oct 10, 2018

The answer to this is D. Some people are still confused about the relation of frequency to wavelength. Basically, these two are interconnected. The lower the frequency, the longer the wavelength is going to be. A light wave can be one example when the light wave just hits one portion and it will not bend, the wavelength will be longer.

If it would need to pass through several areas, then the wavelengths that will be created are shorter. Converting the frequency to wavelength can be very important especially if you need the precise figures. Your final answer will use the unit, Hertz. You can also use Hz for short.

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Feb 21, 2017

Wavelength in meters equals 300 divided by frequency in megahertz
 

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