Problem: Sodium metal requires a photon with a minimum energy of 4.41 x 10 -19 J to emit electrons. (a) What is the minimum frequency of light necessary to emit electrons from sodium via the photoelectric effect?

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Sodium metal requires a photon with a minimum energy of 4.41 x 10 -19 J to emit electrons. (a) What is the minimum frequency of light necessary to emit electrons from sodium via the photoelectric effect?

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