The Energy of Light Video Lessons

Concept: The Energy of Light

Problem: How are wavelength, frequency, and energy related for photons of light?A) Longer wavelength means lower frequency and lower energy.B) Longer wavelength means higher frequency and lower energy.C) Longer wavelength means higher frequency and higher energy.D) Longer wavelength means lower frequency and higher energy.E) There is no simple relationship because different photons travel at different speeds.

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Recall that energy is directly proportional to frequency and wavelength and frequency are inversely proportional to each other

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How are wavelength, frequency, and energy related for photons of light?
A) Longer wavelength means lower frequency and lower energy.
B) Longer wavelength means higher frequency and lower energy.
C) Longer wavelength means higher frequency and higher energy.
D) Longer wavelength means lower frequency and higher energy.
E) There is no simple relationship because different photons travel at different speeds.