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What is the frequency of a photon of energy 58eV?

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Homework Statement



What is the frequency of a photon of energy 58eV?

Homework Equations



E=hF

where H is Planck's constant, 6.63x10^-34



The Attempt at a Solution



58/ (6.63x10^-34) = 8.75e34

that is not correct.

Do i have the energy eV into a certain unit?
 

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Hint: 1eV = 1.602E-19 J
 
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Redbelly98
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When in doubt, put everything in units of MKS (meters, seconds, and kg).

MKS energy unit is the Joule = kg * m^2 / s^2
 
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