Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 26 - Think and Explain - Page 501-502: 55


Light has the longer wavelength.

Work Step by Step

A light wave is an electromagnetic wave, and travels about a million times faster than sound, which is a mechanical wave. Speed = (wavelength)(frequency), so for the same frequency, the faster wave has the longer wavelength.
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