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A light source of wavelength A illuminates a metal and ejects
photoelectrons with a maximum kinetic energy of 1.00 eV.
A second light source of wavelength A/2 ejects photoelectrons
with a maximum kinetic energy of 4.00 eV. What is the work
function of the metal?
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A light source of wavelength A illuminates a metal and ejects photoelectrons with a maximum kinetic energy of 1.00 eV. A second light source of wavelength A/2 ejects photoelectrons with a maximum kinetic energy of 4.00 eV. What is the work function of the metal?

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