# physics

light is an electromagnetic wave and travels at a speed of 3.00 x 108 m/s. the human eye is most sensitive to yellow-green light which has a wavelength of 5.45 x 10-7 m. what is the frequency of this light?

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1. 56

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2. 5.5x10^14 hertz

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