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Problem: Comparing infrared and ultraviolet, we can say that __________.A. ultraviolet has longer wavelength and higher photon energyB. ultraviolet has longer wavelength and lower photon energyC. infrared has longer wavelength and lower photon energyD. infrared has longer wavelength and higher photon energy

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Photon energy:

E=hf=hcλ

Ultraviolet radiation has a higher frequency compared to infrared radiation.

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Comparing infrared and ultraviolet, we can say that __________.

A. ultraviolet has longer wavelength and higher photon energy

B. ultraviolet has longer wavelength and lower photon energy

C. infrared has longer wavelength and lower photon energy

D. infrared has longer wavelength and higher photon energy

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