## College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education

# Chapter 27 - Multiple-Choice Questions - Page 1040: 4

#### Answer

The correct answer is: (a) is proportional to the intensity of the incident light

#### Work Step by Step

Each photon can eject one electron from a metal. Therefore, a higher number of photons per second will eject a higher number of electrons per second. The number of photons per second refers to the intensity of the incident light. The correct answer is: (a) is proportional to the intensity of the incident light

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