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# How do wavelength and periods relate?

Updated: 9/24/2023 Wiki User

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Wavelength*Frequency = Velocity of the wave. or

Wavelength/Period = Velocity of the wave. Wiki User

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### Hoe are frequency and wavelength are relate?

Inversely frequency = speed of light / wavelength

### How does wave speed relate to wavelength and period?

Wave speed = (wavelength)/(period)

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### How does a waves speed relate to its wavelength and frequency?

The product of (wavelength) times (frequency) is the speed.

### How does speed of wave relate to wavelength and frequency?

The product of (wavelength x frequency) is the wave's speed.

### How does frequencey relate to wavelength?

Frequency = (wave speed) divided by (wavelength)Wavelength = (wave speed) divided by (frequency)Wave speed = (frequency) multiplied by (wavelength)

### Who does the speed of a wave relate to its wavelength and frequency?

The speed of any wave is the product of (wavelength) x (frequency) .

### How does energy relate to?

Energy is inversely proportional to wavelength: the shorter the wavelength (X-rays, gamma rays) the greater the energy.

### How do you relate characteristics of light such as colour and intensity to frequency and wavelength?

The only reasonable way to relate a frequency or wavelength (the two are related by a very simple equation, so they're effectively the same information) to a color is by looking at a table or chart; there's no mathematical equation that you can put a number in and get out "red" as the answer. Intensity has nothing to do with color, frequency, or wavelength, so there's no way to relate it to any of those properties.

### How do wavelengths of visible lights relate to energy?

The shorter the wavelength (blue rather than red), the higher the energy.

### How do the planets periods relate to their distances from the sun?

The relationship is described by Kepler's Third Law.

### How do periods and groups relate to the periodic table?

Period are horizontal rows and groups are columns.