Which wave has the longer wavelength? Calculate the wavelength.
Recall that the definition of wavelength is the measure of the length between two “peaks”
It appears that Wave A has the longer wavelength
Consider the following waves representing electromagnetic radiation:
Which wave has the longer wavelength? Calculate the wavelength. Which wave has the higher frequency and larger photon energy? Calculate these values. Which wave has the greater velocity? What type of electromagnetic radiation does each wave represent?
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