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I am curious to know what is k in \(sin(kx-wt)\).name of k.

Note by Kyle Finch 2 years, 1 month ago

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K is the wave number or better said as :

\(k=\dfrac{2\pi}{\lambda}\)

Where \(\lambda\) is the wavelength of the wave. – Ronak Agarwal · 2 years, 1 month ago

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@Ronak Agarwal – Then what is \(frac{1}{lambda}\) in Rydberg formula .are they both same pronounced – Kyle Finch · 2 years, 1 month ago

@Kyle Finch – Check this Article – Ronak Agarwal · 2 years, 1 month ago

@Ronak Agarwal – Now I understood ,thanks for the link phenom – Kyle Finch · 2 years, 1 month ago

\(k\) in \(\sin(kx-wt)\) is called the \(wave\) \(number\) in physics. – Samuel Ayinde · 2 years, 1 month ago

@Deepanshu Gupta @Ronak Agarwal plz help – Kyle Finch · 2 years, 1 month ago

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TopNewestK is the wave number or better said as :

\(k=\dfrac{2\pi}{\lambda}\)

Where \(\lambda\) is the wavelength of the wave. – Ronak Agarwal · 2 years, 1 month ago

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– Kyle Finch · 2 years, 1 month ago

Then what is \(frac{1}{lambda}\) in Rydberg formula .are they both same pronouncedLog in to reply

Article – Ronak Agarwal · 2 years, 1 month ago

Check thisLog in to reply

– Kyle Finch · 2 years, 1 month ago

Now I understood ,thanks for the link phenomLog in to reply

\(k\) in \(\sin(kx-wt)\) is called the \(wave\) \(number\) in physics. – Samuel Ayinde · 2 years, 1 month ago

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@Deepanshu Gupta @Ronak Agarwal plz help – Kyle Finch · 2 years, 1 month ago

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