Problem: Of the following, ______________ radiation has the longest wavelength and _____________ radiation has the greatest energy.                              infrared                  gamma               visiblea) infrared, gammab) gamma, infraredc) visible, gammad) infrared, visiblee) visible, infrared

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We’re given the following radiation: Infrared, Gamma, Visible.


We’re being asked which electromagnetic radiation has the longest wavelength and the greatest energy.


Recall that in the electromagnetic spectrum, radiation:

• On the left side: has high energy and frequency and low wavelength

• On the right side: has low energy and frequency and high wavelength


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Of the following, ______________ radiation has the longest wavelength and _____________ radiation has the greatest energy.

                              infrared                  gamma               visible

a) infrared, gamma

b) gamma, infrared

c) visible, gamma

d) infrared, visible

e) visible, infrared

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