Problem: Determine which of the following statements are false, and correct them. (a) Electromagnetic radiation is incapable of passing through water. (b) Electromagnetic radiation travels through a vacuum at a constant speed, regardless of wavelength. (c) Infrared light has higher frequencies than visible light. (d) The glow from a fireplace, the energy within a microwave oven, and a foghorn blast are all forms of electromagnetic radiation. 

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Determine which of the following statements are false, and correct them. 

(a) Electromagnetic radiation is incapable of passing through water. 

(b) Electromagnetic radiation travels through a vacuum at a constant speed, regardless of wavelength. 

(c) Infrared light has higher frequencies than visible light. 

(d) The glow from a fireplace, the energy within a microwave oven, and a foghorn blast are all forms of electromagnetic radiation. 

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