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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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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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