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College Physics

10th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285737027
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College Physics

10th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285737027

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Chapter 27, Problem 7CQ
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In the photoelectric effect, explain why the slopping potential depends on the frequency of the light but not on the intensity.

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Chapter 27 Solutions

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