Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 6 - Electronic Structure of Atoms - Exercises: 6.16d

Answer

False. Correction: While the glow from a fireplace and the energy within a microwave oven are two forms of electromagnetic radiation, the foghorn blast is not.

Work Step by Step

- The glow from a fireplace is heat, which is a form of high frequency electromagnetic radiation. - The energy within a microwave oven is created by microwaves, which are also a form of electromagnetic radiation. - The foghorn blast, however, is a form of sound waves, which are not electromagnetic radiation. In conclusion, the statement in the question is false.
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