Problem: The wavelength of the yellow light is 580.0 nm. What is the frequency of the yellow light?

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We are being asked to determine the frequency of the yellow light using its wavelength. Wavelength, frequency, and the speed of light are connected by the following equation:

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The wavelength of the yellow light is 580.0 nm. What is the frequency of the yellow light?

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