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Frequency of light

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Homework Statement



The speed of light is 3 x [tex]10^8[/tex] m/s. Blue light has a wavelength of about 450nm (nm = 10^-9 m). Calculate the frequency of this light

Homework Equations



v=f[tex]\lambda[/tex]

The Attempt at a Solution



3 x [tex]10^8[/tex] = f x 450
f = [tex]\frac{3 times 10^8}{450}[/tex]
 

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nearly there. Convert that wavelength to meters.
 

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