Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 11 - Oscillations and Waves - Questions: 11

Answer

Yes, the frequency of a simple periodic wave is equal to the frequency of the wave source.

Work Step by Step

This is stated on page 306. The wave originates because the source is oscillating the wave medium that it touches, and these motions occur at the same frequency.
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