Problem: Which color of light comes from a greater energy transition - red or blue?

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Recall that in the electromagnetic spectrum, radiation:

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

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


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Which color of light comes from a greater energy transition - red or blue?

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