## Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 6 - Electronic Structure of Atoms - Exercises: 6.15c

#### Answer

False. Correction: X rays and microwaves travel at the same speed.

#### Work Step by Step

For this question, just remember that all kinds of electromagnetic radiation travel through the vacuum at the speed of light ($2.998\times10^8$m/s). Since X rays and microwaves are two types of electromagnetic radiation, they travel at the same speed. The given statement is false.

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