Problem: A radio wave has a frequency of 8.6 x 108 Hz. What is the energy of one photon of this radiation?

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Calculate energy:

E=hv

 E = energy = J
▪ h = Planck's constant = 6.626x10-34 Js
 ν = frequency = Hz or s-1


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A radio wave has a frequency of 8.6 x 108 Hz. What is the energy of one photon of this radiation?

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