The Electromagnetic Spectrum Video Lessons

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# Problem: 1. Which one of the following types of electromagnetic wave travels through space the fastest? a.) infrared b.) radio waves c.) ultraviolet d.) microwaves e.) They all travel through space at the same speed. 2. Which one of the following is not an electromagnetic wave? A.) sound waves B.) radio waves C.) gamma rays D.) infrared E.) ultraviolet 3. Which one of the following lists gives the correct order of the electromagnetic spectrum from low to high frequencies? a.) radio waves, ultraviolet, x-rays, microwaves, infrared, visible, gamma rays b.) radio waves, microwaves, visible, x-rays, infrared, ultraviolet, gamma rays c.) radio waves, infrared, x-rays, microwaves, ultraviolet, visible, gamma rays d.) radio waves, infrared, microwaves, ultraviolet, visible, x-rays, gamma rays e.) radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, x-rays, gamma rays

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The velocity of electromagnetic waves varies depending on the different ranges they have.

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###### Problem Details

1. Which one of the following types of electromagnetic wave travels through space the fastest?

a.) infrared

c.) ultraviolet

d.) microwaves

e.) They all travel through space at the same speed.

2. Which one of the following is not an electromagnetic wave?

A.) sound waves B.) radio waves C.) gamma rays D.) infrared E.) ultraviolet

3. Which one of the following lists gives the correct order of the electromagnetic spectrum from low to high frequencies?

a.) radio waves, ultraviolet, x-rays, microwaves, infrared, visible, gamma rays

b.) radio waves, microwaves, visible, x-rays, infrared, ultraviolet, gamma rays

c.) radio waves, infrared, x-rays, microwaves, ultraviolet, visible, gamma rays

d.) radio waves, infrared, microwaves, ultraviolet, visible, x-rays, gamma rays

e.) radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, x-rays, gamma rays