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Problem: List the main types of electromagnetic waves in order of increasing frequency.A. radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet light, gamma rays, X-raysB. microwaves, radio waves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet light, X-rays, gamma raysC. radio waves, microwaves, infrared, ultraviolet light, visible light, X-rays, gamma raysD. radio waves, microwaves, visible light, infrared, ultraviolet light, X-rays, gamma raysE. radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet light, X-rays, gamma raysGive at least one useful application for each type of wave.

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The types of electromagnetic waves are:

i. Radio waves. They have frequencies ranging between 3 × 107 Hz and 3 × 109 Hz.

ii. Microwave — frequency range is between 3 × 109 Hz and 3 × 1011 Hz.

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List the main types of electromagnetic waves in order of increasing frequency.

A. radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet light, gamma rays, X-rays

B. microwaves, radio waves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet light, X-rays, gamma rays

C. radio waves, microwaves, infrared, ultraviolet light, visible light, X-rays, gamma rays

D. radio waves, microwaves, visible light, infrared, ultraviolet light, X-rays, gamma rays

E. radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet light, X-rays, gamma rays

Give at least one useful application for each type of wave.

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