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# Problem: The absorption of light of frequency 1.16 × 10 11 Hz is required for CO molecules to go from the lowest rotational energy level to the next highest rotational energy level. Determine the energy for this transition in kJ/mol. h = 6.626 × 10-34 J ∙ s A) 7.69 ×10-23 kJ/mol B) 46.3 kJ/mol C) 949 kJ/mol D) 0.0463 kJ/mol

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The absorption of light of frequency 1.16 × 10 11 Hz is required for CO molecules to go from the lowest rotational energy level to the next highest rotational energy level. Determine the energy for this transition in kJ/mol. h = 6.626 × 10-34 J ∙ s

A) 7.69 ×10-23 kJ/mol

B) 46.3 kJ/mol

C) 949 kJ/mol

D) 0.0463 kJ/mol

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