Problem: What is the frequency of light with a wavelength of 0.440  μm? A) 6.81 x 1014 sec-1 B) 7.28 x 1014 sec-1 C) 6.81 x 1011 sec-1 D) 5.93 x 1011 sec-1 E) 2.55 x 1013 sec-1

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

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What is the frequency of light with a wavelength of 0.440  μm? 

A) 6.81 x 1014 sec-1 

B) 7.28 x 1014 sec-1 

C) 6.81 x 1011 sec-1 

D) 5.93 x 1011 sec-1 

E) 2.55 x 1013 sec-1

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