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It recurs every n days.

I want to form a question to which the answer is 'n'. How can I form the question?

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Anything wrong with "How frequently does it recur?" – Urbycoz Jul 18 '11 at 11:19
@Urby: That could be an answer. – JoseK Jul 18 '11 at 11:27
@Urbycoz : Why dont you make it as 'Answer'. I will accept it. – Rauf Jul 18 '11 at 11:47
@Muhammad: His answer exists forthwith. – Daniel Jul 18 '11 at 12:12
If someone else will upvote my answer, I'll delete it and earn a badge! – Daniel Jul 18 '11 at 12:13
up vote 6 down vote accepted

If you ask the question...

How frequently does it recur?

...you would expect the answer "every n days".

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