The Sound of Sine Waves

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Using this Demonstration, you can more clearly see what music "looks" like by investigating different sine functions. The slider allows you to listen to and see different frequencies (from 500 Hz to 8000 Hz); move your cursor over the graph to see the function associated with the sound and graph.

Contributed by: Abigail Nussey (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




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