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Problem: The greater the energy of a photon, the _.Choicesa. longer the wavelength and the higher the frequencyb. longer the wavelength and the lower the frequencyc. shorter the wavelength and the higher the frequencyd. shorter the wavelength and the lower the frequency

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Recall that the energy of a photon (E) is given by:


E=hv(1)


where:

h = Planck’s constant (6.626 × 10–34 J • s)

v = frequency (in s–1)


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The greater the energy of a photon, the _.

Choices

a. longer the wavelength and the higher the frequency
b. longer the wavelength and the lower the frequency
c. shorter the wavelength and the higher the frequency
d. shorter the wavelength and the lower the frequency

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