Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 7 - Sections 7.1-7.6 - Exercises - Review Questions: 12

Answer

A photon is the smallest possible packet of electromagnetic radiation with energy equal to $hv$. Therefore, frequency is directly proportional to the energy of a photon and wavelength is inversely proportional to the energy of a photon.

Work Step by Step

The energy of a photon can be given by the following equations: $$E=hv$$ $$E=\frac{hc}{\lambda}$$
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