# Units of Amplitude & Frequency in Coding (n=0 to 52920)

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In summary: It could be just numbers, or you could assign a unit like "units of amplitude". It all depends on what you are trying to represent with the sine wave.
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for (int n = 0; n < 52920; n++){
F = Amplitude * sin(2 *pi*n* Frequency/44100) ;
}
what are the units of Amplitude ?
I know Frequency is in Hz
also what are the unit of F?

It appears to be an expression for the instantaneous values of something which varies sinusoisally. But without know what that thing is, we can't tell the units.

It could be a swing. It could be electrical current, or voltage or power. It could be the height of a liquid. It could be almost anything.

The sine doesn't have units, so F and Amplitude have the same units. But what those units are, depends on what physical quantity you're describing, as anorlunda said.

what if it is a sound wave?

btb4198 said:
what if it is a sound wave?

That's still not enough. You're not going to get anywhere asking people to guess.

Does the signal come from a microphone or a pressure sensor? Information like that will provide your answer.

so that signal I posted, is just a sinewave I make up. I did not get it from anywhere...

btb4198 said:
so that signal I posted, is just a sinewave I make up. I did not get it from anywhere...

btb4198 said:
that signal I posted, is just a sinewave I make up
Then you can make up the units as well.

## What are units of amplitude and frequency in coding?

Amplitude and frequency are units used to measure the intensity and frequency of a signal in coding. Amplitude is measured in decibels (dB) and represents the strength of the signal, while frequency is measured in hertz (Hz) and represents the number of cycles per second.

## How are amplitude and frequency related in coding?

Amplitude and frequency are inversely related in coding. This means that as the frequency increases, the amplitude decreases and vice versa. This relationship is known as the amplitude-frequency trade-off.

## What is the range of n in "n=0 to 52920"?

The range of n in "n=0 to 52920" is from 0 to 52920. This means that n can have any value from 0 to 52920, including both 0 and 52920.

## How are units of amplitude and frequency used in coding?

Units of amplitude and frequency are used to represent the characteristics of a signal in coding. They are used to measure the strength and frequency of the signal, which is essential for the transmission and decoding of information.

## Why is it important to understand units of amplitude and frequency in coding?

Understanding units of amplitude and frequency is important in coding because they are crucial for accurately representing and processing signals. This knowledge is necessary for designing and implementing efficient coding systems and for troubleshooting issues that may arise during coding processes.

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