Problem: A sinusoidal electromagnetic wave having a magnetic field of amplitude 1.25 μT and a wavelength of 432 nm is traveling in the +-direction through empty space.What is the frequency of this wave? 

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Speed of a wave is given by:

v=fλ

c = 3.0 × 108 m/s

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A sinusoidal electromagnetic wave having a magnetic field of amplitude 1.25 μT and a wavelength of 432 nm is traveling in the +-direction through empty space.

What is the frequency of this wave? 

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