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What is the frequency and wave number associated with light of wavelength equal to 6000 angstrum

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  1. Velocity of light (c) = 3*10^8 m/s

    You should know velocity = wavelength * frequency

    Convert the wavelength into meters and solve put it in the above equation. You should get the answer.

    And yeah, I ain't no engineer.

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  2. Note that you will need to change A to meters; also, wave number = 1/wavelength

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