We can define wave period as the measure of time it takes for a wave cycle to complete or time taken by a wave to complete one oscillation.

**Formula to calculate wave period using frequency.**

Wave period is the reciprocal of frequency.

**Example:**

A wave has a frequency of 2000 Hz, determine its period.

Therefore, the wave period is 0.0005 seconds.

**Formula to calculate wave period from wave length ( λ**)** and speed.**

We get wave period by dividing the wavelength by the wave speed.

**Example:**

Determine the wave period of a water wave whose length is 3m and its speed is 6 m/s.

Therefore, the wave period is 0.5 seconds.