Problem: How did the photoelectric effect lead Einstein to propose that light is quantized?

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According to the Photoelectric effect, when photons with enough energy hit the surface of a metal electrons are emitted. 

• The energy of the photon is directly proportional to frequency rather than its amplitude. 

• The Photoelectric Effect only happens with photons over a threshold frequency

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How did the photoelectric effect lead Einstein to propose that light is quantized?

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