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Q. What is the frequency of light for which the wavelength is 7.1x102 nm?a. 4.2x105 s-1a. 4.2x1014 s-1a. 2.4x10-6 s-1a. 2.1x102 s-1

Solved • Jan 26, 2021

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Q. Part A. A radio station's channel, such as 100.7 FM or 92.3 FM, is actually its frequency in megahertz (MHz), where 1 MHz = 10 Hz and 1 Hz = 1 s-1....

Solved • Jul 2, 2020

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Q. Part A. A microwave oven operates at 2.80 GHz. What is the wavelength of the radiation produced by this appliance? Express the wavelength numerical...

Solved • Jul 2, 2020

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Q. Which wavelength of light has the highest frequency? a) 10 nmb) 10 mmc) 1 nmd) 1 mm

Solved • Jun 16, 2020

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Q. Calculate the frequency of each of the following wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.a) 488.0 mm (wavelength of argon laser)v1=b) 12.24 cm (wa...

Solved • Mar 23, 2020

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Q. A line in the spectrum of an element was observed to have a frequency of 5.17 × 10 14 s-1. What is the wavelength of this radiation?a. 5.80 × 10 -7...

Solved • Oct 8, 2019

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Q. Calculate the wavelength of a red light photon in nanometers if the frequency is 4.6 × 1014 Hz?

Solved • Sep 18, 2019

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Q. What is the wavelength (in nm) of the light emitted by a bar code scanner that has a frequencyof 4.62 x 1014 s-1?a. 6.49 x 10-16 nmb. 6.49 x 10-7 n...

Solved • Sep 14, 2019

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Q. An FM radio station broadcasts electromagnetic radiation at a frequency of 99.7 MHz. What is the wavelength of this radiation? A) 3.01 m B) 3.01 × ...

Solved • Sep 13, 2019

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Q. What is the frequency of light with a wavelength of 0.440  μm? A) 6.81 x 1014 sec-1 B) 7.28 x 1014 sec-1 C) 6.81 x 1011 sec-1 D) 5.93 x 1011 sec-1 ...

Solved • Aug 6, 2019

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Q. Calculate the frequency of 12.24 cm (wavelength of microwave oven) Express your answer using three significant figures.

Solved • Aug 5, 2019

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Q. The wavelength of the yellow light is 580.0 nm. What is the frequency of the yellow light?

Solved • Aug 2, 2019

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Q. 337.1 nm (wavelength of a nitrogen laser)Express your answer using three significant figures.V3 = ___

Solved • Aug 2, 2019

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Q. The wavelength of some orange light is 620.0 nm. What is the frequency of this orange light?

Solved • Aug 2, 2019

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Q. Light travels at a speed of 2.998×108 m/s in a vacuum.What distance does electromagnetic radiation travel in 0.44 ps ?

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. A green laser pointer emits light with a wavelength of 533 nm. What is the frequency of this light?

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. A laser pointer used in a lecture hall emits light at 650 nm.What is the frequency of this radiation?

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Light travels at a speed of 2.998×108 m/s in a vacuum.What is the frequency of radiation whose wavelength is 0.82 nm ?

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Moseley established the concept of atomic number by studying X-rays emitted by the elements. The X-rays emitted by some of the elements have the fo...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. The rays of the Sun that cause tanning and burning are in the ultraviolet portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. These rays are categorized by wa...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. A laser dazzles the audience in a rock concert by emitting green light with a wavelength of 527 nm . Calculate the frequency of the light.

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Calculate the wavelength of each of the following frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.102.6 MHz (typical frequency for FM radio broadcasting)

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. The speed of sound in air is 344 m/s at room temperature. The lowest frequency of a large organ pipe is 30 s-1 and the highest frequency of a picco...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. The distance from the sun to Earth is 1.496×108 km. How long does it take light to travel from the sun to Earth?

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. Calculate the frequency of each of the following wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.632.8 nm (wavelength of red light from a helium-neon laser)

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

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Q. The laser on a Blu-ray player has a wavelength of 405 nm. In what region of the electromagnetic spectrum is this radiation? What is its frequency?

Solved • Oct 22, 2018

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Q. FM-95, an FM radio station, broadcasts at a frequency of 9.51 × 10 7 s−1 (95.1 MHz). What is the wavelength of these radio waves in meters?

Solved • Oct 22, 2018

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Q. An FM radio station found at 103.1 on the FM dial broadcasts at a frequency of 1.031 × 108 s−1 (103.1 MHz). What is the wavelength of these radio w...

Solved • Oct 22, 2018

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Q. One reason carbon monoxide (CO) is toxic is that it binds to the blood protein hemoglobin more strongly than oxygen does. The bond between hemoglob...

Solved • Oct 18, 2018

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Q. Police often monitor traffic with “K-band” radar guns, which operate in the microwave region at 22.235 GHz (1 GHz = 109 Hz). Find the wavelength (i...

Solved • Oct 17, 2018

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Q. An FM station broadcasts music at 93.5 MHz (megahertz, or 10 6 Hz). Find the wavelength (in m, nm, and Å) of these waves.

Solved • Oct 17, 2018

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Q. An AM station broadcasts rock music at “950 on your radio dial.” Units for AM frequencies are given in kilohertz (kHz). Find the wavelength of the ...

Solved • Oct 17, 2018

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

Solved • Oct 16, 2018

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Q. A carbon–oxygen double bond in a certain organic molecule absorbs radiation that has a frequency of 6.0 x 1013 s-1. What is the wavelength of this ...

Solved • Oct 16, 2018

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Q. Human color vision is “produced” by the nervous system based on how three different cone receptors interact with photons of light in the eye. These...

Solved • Oct 15, 2018

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Q. Octyl methoxycinnamate and oxybenzone are common ingredients in sunscreen applications. These compounds work by absorbing ultraviolet (UV) B light ...

Solved • Oct 15, 2018

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Q. An FM radio station broadcasts at 99.5 MHz. Calculate the wavelength of the corresponding radio waves.

Solved • Oct 15, 2018

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Q. The laser in an audio CD player uses light with a wavelength of 7.80 x 10  2 nm. Calculate the frequency of this light.

Solved • Oct 15, 2018

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Q. The frequency of the middle F note on a piano is 349.23 Hz. What is the wavelength of this note in centimeters? The speed of sound in air is 343.06...

Solved • Oct 4, 2018

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Q. The wavelength of some violet light is 420.0 nm. What is the frequency of this violet light?

Solved • Sep 7, 2018

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Q. 632.8 nm (wavelength of red light from a helium-neon laser) Express your answer using three significant figures. v1 =                         s  -1

Solved • Sep 7, 2018

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Q. If the radio waves transmitted by a radio station have a frequency of 76.0 MHz, what is the wavelength of the waves, in meters?

Solved • Aug 13, 2018

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Q. Be sure to answer all parts.What is the frequency (in reciprocal seconds) of electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength of 1.43 cm?Enter your answ...

Solved • Aug 9, 2018

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Q. What is the wavelength (in nm) of light having a frequency of 8.8 x 10 13 Hz? What is the frequency (in Hz) of light having a wavelength of 5.82 x ...

Solved • Jul 4, 2018

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Q. The wavelength of some red light is 700.5 nm. What is the frequency (s -1) of this red light? 

Solved • Jun 18, 2018

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Q. How long does it take (in minutes) for light to reach Venus from the Sun, a distance of 1.117 times 10^6 km?

Solved • May 16, 2018

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Q. A photon of light has a frequency of 3.26 x 10 15 hertz. What is its wavelength? The speed of light is 2.998 x 108 m/s. a. 9.78 x 1014 nm b. 109 nm...

Solved • May 2, 2018

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Q. The wavelength of the red light is 700.5 nm. What is the frequency of red light?

Solved • Apr 5, 2018

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Q. Calculate the frequency of visible light having a wavelength of 486 nm. a. 2.06 x 1014 s-1 b. 2.06 x 106 s-1 c. 6. 17 x 1014 s-1  d. 1.20 x 10-15 s...

Solved • Apr 2, 2018

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Q. The wavelength of the green light is 530.0 nm. What is the frequency of green light?

Solved • Mar 26, 2018

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Q. The wavelength of some blue light is 470.0 nm. What is the frequency of this blue light?

Solved • Mar 16, 2018

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Q. Calculate the frequency of each of the following wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.a. 488.0 nm (wavelength of argon laser)b. 503 nm (wavelen...

Solved • Mar 15, 2018

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Q. Calculate the wavelength of each of the following frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. Express your answer using four significant figures.a. 1...

Solved • Mar 13, 2018

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Q. Calculate the wavelength of each of the following frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.a. 101.9 MHZ (typical frequency for FM radio broadcastin...

Solved • Mar 13, 2018

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Q. 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).

Solved • Mar 7, 2018

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Q. What is the wavelength (m) of light that has a frequency of 1.20 x 10 13 s-1 a) 2.50 x 10-5 b) 25.0  c) 0.0400  d) 4.00 x 104 e) 2.5

Solved • Aug 24, 2017

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Q. Calculate the frequency of visible light having a wavelength of 686 nm. A) 4.37 x 1014 /s B) 4.37 x 105 /s C) 2.06 x 102 /s D) 2.29 x 10-15 /s ...

Solved • Aug 15, 2017

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Q. What is the wavelength of a beam of light having a frequency of 6 × 10  17 Hz? 1. 1.8 × 10 21 nm 2. 2 nm 3. 0.5 nm 4. 50 nm

Solved • Jun 22, 2017

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Q. A line in the spectrum of an element was observed to have a frequesncy of 5.17 x 1014 s -1 . What is the wavelength of this radiation?a. 5.80 x 10-...

Solved • Jun 16, 2017

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Q. Most of the light emitted by excited mercury atoms has wavelengths of 185, 254, 365, 436, 546 and 615 nm. Which one of the following frequencies is...

Solved • Jun 5, 2017

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Q. What is the frequency of the medical X-ray at 0.052 nm? 

Solved • Dec 27, 2016

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Q. The wavelength of light with a frequency of 3.30 × 10 14 s −1 is 1. 450 nm. 2. 909 nm. 3. 200 nm. 4. 650 nm.

Solved • Oct 18, 2016

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Q. The speed of light in air 1. is independent of the wavelength and frequency of light. 2. depends on both the wavelength and the frequency of ligh...

Solved • Oct 18, 2016

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Q. Electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength of 525 nm appears as green light to the human eye. The frequency of this light is __________ s-1.A) 1.5...

Solved • Sep 15, 2016

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Q. Calculate the frequency of the green light emitted by a hydrogen atom with a wavelength of 486.1 nm. A) 6.17 ×1014 s-1 B) 1.46 ×1014 s-1 C) 4.33 ×...

Solved • Sep 14, 2016

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Q. Calculate the frequency of the red light emitted by a neon sign with a wavelength of 659.9 nm. A) 4.55 ×1014 s-1 B) 1.98 ×1014 s-1 C) 3.32 ×1014 s...

Solved • Sep 14, 2016

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Q. Calculate the wavelength (in nm) of the blue light emitted by a mercury lamp with a frequency of 6.88 ×1014 Hz. A) 229 nm B) 206 nm C) 436 nm D...

Solved • Sep 14, 2016

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Q. Calculate the wavelength (in nm) of the red light emitted by a neon sign with a frequency of 4.74 ×1014 Hz. A) 704 nm B) 158 nm C) 466 nm D) 14...

Solved • Sep 14, 2016

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Q. If you put 120 volts of electricity through a pickle, the pickle will smoke and start glowing an orange-yellow color. The light is emitted because ...

Solved • Jul 15, 2016

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Q. (a) A red laser pointer emits light with a wavelength of 650 nm. What is the frequency of this light?

Solved • Jul 15, 2016

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Q. An argon ion laser emits light at 532 nm. What is the frequency of this radiation? Using Figure 6.4, predict the color associated with this wavelen...

Solved • Jul 15, 2016

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Q. (d) What distance does electromagnetic radiation travel in 25.5 fs?

Solved • Jul 15, 2016

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Q. (b) What is the wavelength of radiation that has a frequency of 7.6 x 10 10 s-1?

Solved • Jul 15, 2016

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Q. (a) What is the frequency of radiation whose wavelength is 10.0 Å?

Solved • Jul 15, 2016

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Q. Many small appliances and electronics operate in the microwave region. If your television operates at a 21.25 GHz, then what is the wavelength in nm?

Solved • May 26, 2016

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Q. What is the frequency of ultraviolet radiation having a wavelength or 46.3 nanometers?a) 1.54 x 10-14 s-1b) 6.47 x 1015 s-1c) 1.54 x 10-16 s-1d) 6....

Solved • Mar 22, 2016

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Q. What is the wavelength of yellow light (in nanometers) having a frequency of 5.17 x 1014 s-1?a) 3.84 x 10-31 mb) 5.80 x 10-7 mc) 1.72 x 10-6 md) 5....

Solved • Mar 22, 2016

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Q. Ham radio operators often broadcast on the 6-meter band. The frequency of this electromagnetic radiation is __________ MHz. a) 50 b) 20 c) 2.0 ...

Solved • Mar 15, 2016

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Q. What is the frequency of a 534 nm photon? 1. 6.04e+14 2. 5.56e+14 3. 6.98e+14 4. 4.29e+14 5. 5.21e+14 6. 4.76e+14 7. 5.8e+14 8. 4.17e+14 ...

Solved • Feb 13, 2016

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Q. Determine the wavelength (in nm) of an X-ray with a frequency of 4.2 × 10 18Hz. a. 7.1 × 10 –11 b. 7.1 × 10 –2 c. 1.3 × 10 27 d. 1.4 × 10 10 ...

Solved • Feb 13, 2016