# Is the angular velocity of a wave constant?

For a given wave, how does the angular frequency vary? For example, if the wave starts propagating at $$x=0$$ with angular frequency $$\omega$$, then at another point in the $$x$$ direction, does this angular velocity remain same ?

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$$\omega=2\pi f$$ so angular frequency depends only on frequency. And frequency depends only on the source that produces it, that is, it is not a function of time or position. So angular frequency is constant.

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