Find the length of the waves

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Homework Statement


Radio waves travel at the speed of light waves
(3.00 *10^8 m/s). If your radio is tuned to
a station broadcasting at 1250 kHz, what is
the length of the waves arriving at the radio
antenna?

Homework Equations




The Attempt at a Solution


i can find the wavelength but i don't know how to find the length
 

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gneill
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Pretty sure they're looking for the wavelength. What's your Relevant equation?
 
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Homework Statement


Radio waves travel at the speed of light waves
(3.00 *10^8 m/s). If your radio is tuned to
a station broadcasting at 1250 kHz, what is
the length of the waves arriving at the radio
antenna?

Homework Equations




The Attempt at a Solution


i can find the wavelength but i don't know how to find the length

'length of the waves' = 'wavelength'. This is an example of circumlocution in English.
 

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