(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If a blue light has a wavelength of 550 x 10^-9 (550 nanometers), what is the frequency of the light?

I've went over this again and again and yet I keep messing up somewhere...

The equation isthe speed of light = wavelength * frequencyright?

If I'm trying to find the frequency, the equation would bethe speed of light / wavelength = frequency...am I still okay or have I already messed up?:rofl:

Okay, if the speed of light in a vacuum (That right there confuses me already but I decided not to delve into it...I'm gettin' tired.:zzz: ) is 2.99792 * 10^8 and the wavelength is 550 * 10^-9...then I just need to fill in the equation.

2.99792 * 10^8/550 * 10^-9 = frequency

Aye, that's a complicated thing to solve...:surprised I'm getting no where near the choice answers...

5.45 x 10^14

3.568 E -7

5.5 x 10^-7

2.99 x 10^8

I tried solving that thing about four different ways and still didn't get it right...

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