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The following are boundaries of different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum.
The following types of unknown light are given. Using dimensional analysis, determine
the following electromagnetic waves. If it is visible light, approximate the color.
EM Wave Wavelength Visible Light Wavelength
Subchart
Gamma rays
Less than 0.01 nm Violet
400 - 455 nm
X-rays
0.01 - 10 nm
Blue
455 - 492 nm
Ultraviolet 10 - 310 nm
Green
492 - 577 nm
Visible Light 400 - 750 nm
Yellow
577 - 597 nm
(See
Subchart)
Infrared
710 nm - 1 mm
Orange
Microwave
Red
1 mm - 100 cm
Radio wave
Greater than 1
mm
597 - 620 nm
620 - 750 nm
1 meter = 1,000,000,000 nanometers (nm)
1 meter = 1,000 millimeters (mm)
1 inch = 2.54 centimeter (cm)
1 foot = 0.3048 meter (m)
1 foot = 0.0003048 kilometer (km)
Wave A: Wavelength is 0.0000002755 inches.
Ift
12 in
Wave B: Wavelength is 0.000001968 feet.
Wave C: Wavelength is 0.000466 millimeters.
Wave D: Wavelength is 0.00002 centimeters.
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1.4M Subscribers 154 Comments SORT BY The following are boundaries of different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum. The following types of unknown light are given. Using dimensional analysis, determine the following electromagnetic waves. If it is visible light, approximate the color. EM Wave Wavelength Visible Light Wavelength Subchart Gamma rays Less than 0.01 nm Violet 400 - 455 nm X-rays 0.01 - 10 nm Blue 455 - 492 nm Ultraviolet 10 - 310 nm Green 492 - 577 nm Visible Light 400 - 750 nm Yellow 577 - 597 nm (See Subchart) Infrared 710 nm - 1 mm Orange Microwave Red 1 mm - 100 cm Radio wave Greater than 1 mm 597 - 620 nm 620 - 750 nm 1 meter = 1,000,000,000 nanometers (nm) 1 meter = 1,000 millimeters (mm) 1 inch = 2.54 centimeter (cm) 1 foot = 0.3048 meter (m) 1 foot = 0.0003048 kilometer (km) Wave A: Wavelength is 0.0000002755 inches. Ift 12 in Wave B: Wavelength is 0.000001968 feet. Wave C: Wavelength is 0.000466 millimeters. Wave D: Wavelength is 0.00002 centimeters. 7

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