Problem: Use equation c=vλ and c=3.00 x 10 8 m/s to convert a wavelength of 3.5 x 10 -7 m to frequency (s-1).

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We are being asked to convert wavelength of 3.5 x 10 -7 m to frequency.


Wavelength, frequency, and the speed of light are connected by the following equation:

c=

where c = speed of light = 3.00 x 10 8 m/s 


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Use equation c=vλ and c=3.00 x 10 8 m/s to convert a wavelength of 3.5 x 10 -7 m to frequency (s-1).

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