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Ticker-Tape Timer

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If the ticker-tape timer has a frequency of 50 Hz, it means it punches 50 holes in 1 second.

Hence the time interval to punch 1 hole is 1/50 = 0.02s. Alternatively, you can use the formula Period, T = 1/f = 1/50 = 0.02 s.

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