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Question from john:

length of a 2.4 gig. radio wave

Hi John.

Frequency x Wavelength = Speed so for radio waves w = c / f.

In your case, this is

(3 x 108 m/s) / (2.4 x 109 s-1)
= (3/2.4) x 10-1 m
= 12.5 cm.

Stephen La Rocque.>

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