Asked Nov 24, 2019

Light is an electromagnetic wave and travels at a speed of 3.00 × 108 m/s. The human eye is most sensitive to yellow-green light, which has a wavelength of 5.63 × 10-7 m. What is the frequency of this light?


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Speed of electromagnetic wave v = 3.00 x 10° m/s 5.63 x 10 Wavelength 2 m

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Let frequency of the electromagnetic wave is f, so ...


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f 3.00x10 5.63x 10 f = 5.33x1014 Hz


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