Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 5 - Electrons in Atoms - 5 Assessment: 48

Answer

The order of the colors of increasing wavelength are violet, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red.

Work Step by Step

Refer to Figure 5.10 which shows the electromagnetic spectrum and focus on the visible spectrum. Wavelength increases from right to left. Therefore, the order of the colors of increasing wavelength are violet, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red.
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