The title says it all.

I have two waves, Master and Slave. Master is at 441 Hz and Slave at 700 Hz. The sample-rate is 48 kHz.

I want to know how to calculate the period of each wave in terms of samples. How many samples long is each wave's period?

Please show me how to calculate this


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    $\begingroup$ You know samples/second and you know cycles/second. How do you combine those to get samples/cycle? $\endgroup$ – endolith Oct 29 '14 at 15:57
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    $\begingroup$ this is a remarkably elementary question. maybe too elementary for the forum. $\endgroup$ – robert bristow-johnson Oct 29 '14 at 16:27

Neither of these tones is an exact number of samples at 48 kHz, but you can calculate the periods as follows:

$\frac{48000}{441} = 108.84$ samples

$\frac{48000}{700} = 68.57$ samples


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