Physics Practice Problems What is an Electromagnetic Wave? Practice Problems Solution: What is the essential difference between microwave...

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Solution: What is the essential difference between microwaves and blue light? a) There is no essential difference in the nature of microwaves and blue light other than a difference in frequency and wavelength. b) Blue light is a beam of photons. Microwaves are not photons. c) One has an electric charge, the other does not.  d) One is a form of radiation, the other is not. e) One undergoes refraction, the other does not. 

Problem

What is the essential difference between microwaves and blue light?

a) There is no essential difference in the nature of microwaves and blue light other than a difference in frequency and wavelength.

b) Blue light is a beam of photons. Microwaves are not photons.

c) One has an electric charge, the other does not. 

d) One is a form of radiation, the other is not.

e) One undergoes refraction, the other does not. 

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