Problem: Photosynthesis uses 660-nm light to convert CO 2 and H2O into glucose and O 2. Calculate the frequency of this light.

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Recall: The relationship between frequency ν and wavelength λ is:

where c = speed of light, 3.00 × 108 m • s–1. We're given light with a wavelength = 660 nm.

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Photosynthesis uses 660-nm light to convert CO 2 and H2O into glucose and O 2. Calculate the frequency of this light.

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