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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The frequency of gamma radiation is 10[tex]^{22}[/tex] Hz. What is the energy of each gamma ray photon?

Planck's constant,h, is equal to 6.6 x 10[tex]^{-34}[/tex] J*s.

2. Relevant equations

Energy =hf

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm having a problem with the units...

Energy = (6.6 x 10[tex]^{-34}[/tex] J*s)(10[tex]^{22}[/tex] Hz)

= (6.6 x 10[tex]^{-34}[/tex] J*s)(10[tex]^{22}[/tex] vib/s)

= (6.6 x 10[tex]^{-34}[/tex] J)(10[tex]^{22}[/tex] vib)

= 6.6 x 10[tex]^{-12}[/tex] J

What happens to the 'vibration' unit?

(note: I changed the Hz to vib/s. Is that correct?)

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# Homework Help: Energy directly proportional to frequency

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