Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 19 - Think and Explain: 65

Answer

The vibration frequency, in hertz, is the same as the number of waves passing by each second.

Work Step by Step

When successive crests pass the object, it has floated down and up, completing one cycle of oscillation.
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