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 - Problems - Page 317: 32


Ultraviolet rays

Work Step by Step

a) The wavelength of radio waves is 0.001 m to 10,000 m b) The wavelength of ultraviolet light is 1m to 1 mm. c) The wavelength of infrared is 1mm to 100um d) Lastly, the wavelength of ultraviolet rays is 10nm to 400nm Analyzing the other options, it's clear that ultraviolet is the type of electromagnetic radiation that has the smallest wavelength.
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