Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 30 - Think and Explain: 50

Answer

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Work Step by Step

The energy may be emitted in the form of multiple lower-energy visible photons, or it may be emitted in the invisible portion of the spectrum (e.g., infrared light). Another possibility for the missing energy is that it may heat up the substance.
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