College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 22 - Multiple-Choice Questions - Page 862: 5


The correct answer is: (d) Microwave

Work Step by Step

The diameter of an apple is a few centimeters. The range of wavelengths of radio waves are too long, but the range of wavelengths of microwaves would include wavelengths of a few centimeters. Therefore, if the wavelength of an electromagnetic wave is about the diameter of an apple, it is microwave radiation. The correct answer is: (d) Microwave
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