Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 9 - Electrons in Atoms and the Periodic Table - Exercises - Questions: 12

Answer

Radio waves are the best suited for use in cellular phones.

Work Step by Step

Cell phones use radio waves to transmit both voice calls and mobile data to a radio receiver (cell tower). These waves are ideal as they have the greatest reach of all electromagnetic radiation. They are also non-ionizing, so they do not cause damage to human cells.
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