Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 21 - Think and Solve: 30


A note one octave above 1000 Hz is 2000 Hz. A note two octaves above 1000 Hz is 4000 Hz. A note one octave below 1000 Hz is 500 Hz. A note two octaves below 1000 Hz is 250 Hz.

Work Step by Step

If you multiply the frequency of a note by 2, you have the same note, but in the next higher octave. If you divide the frequency by 2, you drop down one octave.
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