Problem: As the wavelength of light increases, which is also true of light?A. frequency decreases and energy decreasesB. frequency decreases and energy increasesC. frequency increases and energy decreasesD. frequency increases and energy decreasesE. frequency and energy remain constant

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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)


Also, recall that the frequency (v) and wavelength (λ) are related:

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As the wavelength of light increases, which is also true of light?

A. frequency decreases and energy decreases

B. frequency decreases and energy increases

C. frequency increases and energy decreases

D. frequency increases and energy decreases

E. frequency and energy remain constant

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