Problem: Calculate the energy of a photon of electromagnetic radiation at each of the following frequencies. Express your answer using four significant figures.a. 104.2 MHz (typical frequency for FM radio broadcasting)b. 1070 kHz (typical frequency for AM radio broadcasting) (assume four significant figures)c. 835.6 MHz (common frequency used for cell phone communication)

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  • Energy can be calculated using the formula

  • E = hv where h (6.02x10-34 J*s) is the Planck's constant and v as the frequency in s-1

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Calculate the energy of a photon of electromagnetic radiation at each of the following frequencies. Express your answer using four significant figures.

a. 104.2 MHz (typical frequency for FM radio broadcasting)

b. 1070 kHz (typical frequency for AM radio broadcasting) (assume four significant figures)

c. 835.6 MHz (common frequency used for cell phone communication)

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