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Chapter 7, Problem 7E
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What is the function of sunscreen and of UV protection on sunglasses?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The function of sunscreen and UV protection on sunglasses is to be described.

Concept introduction:

Sunscreen is a cream or lotion used on the skin to protect it from sun rays.

The distance between two identical crests or two identical troughs of a wave of light is called the wavelength of light.

UV (ultraviolet) rays are the electromagnetic rays or waves with a wavelength of 10nm to 400nm.

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UV rays or radiation damage the skin by directly destroying the skin cells and cause sunburn. To repair it, extra blood flows to the damaged skin and turns the skin red. UV rays also have a harmful suppressing effect on eyes and immune system...

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