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Anonymous 17/05/05(Fri)06:24 No. 16495 ID: 97b52b

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Why does the frequency of a wave multiplied by its wavelength equal C?

Speed of wave propogation Anonymous 17/05/10(Wed)01:53 No. 16497 ID: e4666f

Your equation is true of electromagnetic waves. Other waves (say, waves in water) have a different (and lower) traveling speed. But the frequency times the wavelength is the speed at which the pattern moves. WHY electromagnetic waves travel at the speed of light is not knowable--they just are observed to do so.

Anonymous 17/05/11(Thu)07:25 No. 16498 ID: 58ed95


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Anonymous 17/05/14(Sun)23:18 No. 16502 ID: 9e6a0a

Because the wavelength is c divided by the frequency.

Anonymous 17/05/24(Wed)14:41 No. 16506 ID: ca3ad7

Same reason the speed of a car driving in a sine wave will be its frequency multiplied by its amplitude.

You're basically just asking "why does EM radiation move at the speed of light". To which the answer is: "it just does".

Anonymous 17/05/25(Thu)05:01 No. 16507 ID: 5465dc

You're multiplying a rate (/s) by a distance (m) so you get a speed, m/s.

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