Pronunciation: /ˈfri.kwən.si/ Explain
Plural - Frequencies
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Frequency is the number of cycles that occur
each time period. Frequency is often usually measured in hertz
is one cycle per second. Frequency is often used to measure waves. When measuring waves,
frequency is the number of waves that pass each second.
Examples of Frequency
|Sound||Middle 'C' is 440 hz.|
|Electricity||In North America, and northern South America,
electric power is transmitted at 60hz.
In most other areas, electric power is transmitted at
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, frequency. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 82. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- McAdams, David E.. Periodic function. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 8/15/2010. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/periodicfunction.html.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Frequency. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/f/frequency.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
7/9/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
6/5/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)