## Formula for energy of a photon

Julia Lindner 1I
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### Formula for energy of a photon

Where in the book (7th ed.) can I find the formula for calculating energy of a photon? A question requires you to use it but I can't seem to find it anywhere.

Christine Chow 4G
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### Re: Formula for energy of a photon

i dont have the seventh edition, but the energy of a photon = h (Planck's constant)* v (frequency)

Samantha Pacheco 2K
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### Re: Formula for energy of a photon

Julia Lindner 1I wrote:Where in the book (7th ed.) can I find the formula for calculating energy of a photon? A question requires you to use it but I can't seem to find it anywhere.

The equation can be found on page 13 it falls under Topic 1B Quantum Theory and in the sub section 1B.1 Radiation, Quanta, and Photons

Fayez Kanj
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### Re: Formula for energy of a photon

Hi!

This is the formula:

Energy per photon = hv

Where h is Planck's constant of 6.63 x 10^-34
and v is the frequency (in Hertz)

Hope this helps :)

Veronica Soliman 4H
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### Re: Formula for energy of a photon

Christine Chow 4G wrote:i dont have the seventh edition, but the energy of a photon = h (Planck's constant)* v (frequency)

However, v is actually "mu" not v.