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    [SOLVED] Physics - Wavelength(Gr11)

    What is the wavelength of 2.5 million Hz ultrasound as it travels through human tissue?
    Answer[0.44 mm]

    wave speed through human tissue: 1540m/s

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    Quote Originally Posted by rock candy View Post
    What is the wavelength of 2.5 million Hz ultrasound as it travels through human tissue?
    Answer[0.44 mm]

    wave speed through human tissue: 1540m/s

    thanks
    v = \nu \lambda \Rightarrow \lambda = \frac{v}{\nu}.

    Substitute \nu = 2,500,000 Hz and v = 1540 m/s. I get 0.616 mm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr fantastic View Post
    v = \nu \lambda \Rightarrow \lambda = \frac{v}{\nu}.

    Substitute \nu = 2,500,000 Hz and v = 1540 m/s. I get 0.616 mm.
    thats what i got... but the answer is 0.44.. i guess the answers wrong
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