Midterm Practice Test #4b

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Midterm Practice Test #4b

Postby Grace Lee 3G » Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:44 pm

A newly designed laser pointer with a certain frequency is pointed at a sodium metal surface. An electron is ejected from the metal surface with wavelength 1.10 nm. What is the frequency of the light from the laser pointer? The work function of sodium is 150.6 kJ∙mol-1.

I got 2.89 x 10^17 Hz and was just wondering if it was correct?

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Re: Midterm Practice Test #4b

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:23 am

Hi Grace,

The correct answer is 6.78x10^14 Hz.

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Re: Midterm Practice Test #4b

Postby Nina_A_Section1E » Tue May 08, 2018 9:29 pm

How did you get this answer?

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Re: Midterm Practice Test #4b

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue May 08, 2018 11:57 pm

Grace Lee 3G wrote:A newly designed laser pointer with a certain frequency is pointed at a sodium metal surface. An electron is ejected from the metal surface with wavelength 1.10 nm. What is the frequency of the light from the laser pointer? The work function of sodium is 150.6 kJ∙mol-1.

I got 2.89 x 10^17 Hz and was just wondering if it was correct?
Nina_A_Section1E wrote:How did you get this answer?


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