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# The number of wavelengths that pass a fixed point each second is?

Updated: 8/10/2023

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No that is frequency. Wavelength is how long it takes one wave to pass a certain point fully once

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frequency of the wave

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Frequency

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Frequency.

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### The of a wave is the number of wavelengths that pass a fixed point in a second?

It is the frequency.

frequency

### What is wave frequncy?

it is the number of wavelengths that pass a given point in 1 second.

### If seven wavelengths pass in one second - what is the frequency?

7 hertz. Since frequency of the wave motion is defined as the number of waves ie number of wavelengths crossing a particular point in the medium in one second.

### What is frequency of a measure of?

the number of waves per second (APEX)

### What is the number of waves per second passing a fixed point measured in?

frequency- Hertz (Hz)

### How many wavelengths pass by you in one second?

The number of waves that pass a certain point per second is called the FREQUENCY. The unit is the hertz (cycles per second).

### What is meant by the frequency of a wave?

The number of waves that pass a point in 1 second

### What is being measured when you count how many wavelengths pass a given point per second?

The wave's frequency is.

### Why is the Doppler effect witnessed by someone at a fixed point when the source of the sound is moving?

because if the wavelengths did not bunch up and spread out, there would be no change in pitch

### Uniform wave motion consists of a progress of a progression of wave crests and troughts counting the number of crests that pass a fixed point in a one-second time interval measures the what of the wa?

The number of crests that pass a fixed point in a one-second time interval is called the "frequency" of the wave. It's also equal to the (speed of the wave) divided by the (wavelength)

### What is meant by the frequency of a wave what is the unit?

The frequency of a wave is the number of complete waves that pass a fixed point in one second. The unit is "Hertz" or "Cycles". The dimension is "per second". (Reciprocal time.)