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Green light has a frequency of about 5.3Hz~10Green light has a frequency of about 5.3Hz~ 10^{14}.
Using the relationship speed of light (c)=fă find its wavelength in air.

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    Period = 1/f = (1/5.3)10^-14 seconds

    distance = speed * time

    lambda = 3*10^8 m/s * (1/5.3)* 10^-14

    = .566 * 10^-6 meters

    = 566 * 10^-9 meters

    10^-9 meters is nanometers, usually used for visible light wavelength

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