Basic Chemistry (Chapters 1-16)

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CHEMISTRY 2002 NAME PROBLEM SET #16: The Quantum Concept DATE PERIOD READ  SECTIONS  12.6-12.7!  1. Fill in the following chart: Quantity Symbol (NOT the Unit) Unit of Measurement Definition Wavelength Frequency 2. Suppose a wave of electromagnetic radiation has a wavelength of 1 x 10 -7 m. What type of radiation is it? 3. Rank the following forms of electromagnetic radiation in order of decreasing frequency (1-5): _____ infrared radiation from a heat lamp _____ ultraviolet light from the sun _____ dental X-rays _____ the signal from a short-wave radio station
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Unformatted text preview: _____ green light 4. What is the wavelength of a radiation whose frequency is 1.50 x 10 13 Hz? (HINTS: 1 Hz = 1 s-1 ; c = 3.00 x 10 8 m/s) 5. Suppose that your favorite FM radio station broadcasts at a frequency of 97.3 MHz (9.73 x 10 7 Hz). What is the wavelength of the radiation from the station? 6. Suppose a photon has an energy of 2.92 x 10-20 J and a wavelength of 6.82 x 10-6 m. What is its frequency? (HINT: ħ = 6.63 x 10-34 J s)...
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