## Corresponding Wavelength/Frequency for Each Type of Wave?

$c=\lambda v$

Nicholas Carpo 1L
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### Corresponding Wavelength/Frequency for Each Type of Wave?

I saw that in a few numbers in the textbook practice problems ask for the type of wave that corresponds with the wavelength/frequency you solved. I was just wondering if there is a strict range (ie. 400-700nm) for each wave type on the electromagnetic spectrum. Thanks!

Shash Khemka 1K
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### Re: Corresponding Wavelength/Frequency for Each Type of Wave?

Hey, Nicholas, there actually is a range of measurements to correlate wavelength/frequency to identify what type of wave it is. I attached an image to this post that shows the ranges. Hope this helps!
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Xinyi Zeng 4C
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### Re: Corresponding Wavelength/Frequency for Each Type of Wave?

You can find the specific numerical range on this website, too!
http://labman.phys.utk.edu/phys222core/ ... ctrum.html

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