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Problem: Select True or False for the following statements about electromagnetic waves.a. Radio waves travel in vacuum at a lower speed than the visible light.b. The sun's radiation is most intense in the visible region.c. X-rays can be produced in transitions involving inner electrons in an atom.d. A vertical automobile antenna is sensitive to electric fields polarized vertically.e. Ultraviolet radiation causes common sunburn.f. Gamma rays travel in vacuum at the same speed as the visible light.g. Radio waves have wavelengths longer than 1 mh. Gamma rays can be produced in transitions of an atomic nucleus from one state to another.

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a. False

All waves travel in a vacuum at the same speed.

Radio waves and visible light travel in a vacuum at the same speed

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Select True or False for the following statements about electromagnetic waves.

a. Radio waves travel in vacuum at a lower speed than the visible light.

b. The sun's radiation is most intense in the visible region.

c. X-rays can be produced in transitions involving inner electrons in an atom.

d. A vertical automobile antenna is sensitive to electric fields polarized vertically.

e. Ultraviolet radiation causes common sunburn.

f. Gamma rays travel in vacuum at the same speed as the visible light.

g. Radio waves have wavelengths longer than 1 m

h. Gamma rays can be produced in transitions of an atomic nucleus from one state to another.

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