# Waves - physics.Watch

#1
What does it mean when the 'wavelength of a wave is inversely proportional to its frequency.'
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3 years ago
#2
Inverse proportion is when one value value increases, the other decreases. So in this instance, as the wavelength increases, the frequency will decrease
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3 years ago
#3
^^ this.
It happens because the wavespeed (through a vacuum) is the same --> 3x10^8 m/s, I think...
since wavespeed = frequency * wavelength, if you increase the frequency, the wavelength must decrease in order to have a constant wavespeed and vice versa
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3 years ago
#4
What does it mean when the 'wavelength of a wave is inversely proportional to its frequency.'
As wavelength increases frequency decreases

also it can be expressed this way
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#5
Thank you so much! That is very clear.😊
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#6
Thank you everyone! You all are very helpful, I apreciate it. ❤️
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#7
What does it mean when the 'wavelength of a wave is inversely proportional to its frequency.'
Does inverse proportion mean the same thing as a negative correlation?
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