Problem: Which kind of electromagnetic radiation contains the greatest energy per photon?a. microwavesb. gamma raysc. X-raysd. visible light

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Recall that in the electromagnetic spectrum, radiation:

• On the left side: has high energy and frequency and a low wavelength

• On the right side: has low energy and frequency and high wavelength



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Which kind of electromagnetic radiation contains the greatest energy per photon?

a. microwaves

b. gamma rays

c. X-rays

d. visible light

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