Period and Frequency

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See the relation between period and frequency for a wave. Period is the time needed to complete an oscillation and frequency is the number of oscillations per second, that is, one is the reciprocal of the other. A set of waves is shown, each one having a frequency that doubles the previous one (or a period that is half the previous one).

Contributed by: Enrique Zeleny (March 2011)
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