nm vs m

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Alysia Garcia 1B
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nm vs m

Postby Alysia Garcia 1B » Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:14 pm

In the video module on the photoelectric effect, he converts the wavelength in meters to pica meters. Do we always have to convert to pica meters when solving for a wavelength?

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Re: nm vs m

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:00 pm

Wavelengths are generally given in nanometers (nm).

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Re: nm vs m

Postby Michael Park » Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:10 pm

Depends on what the question is asking for.

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Re: nm vs m

Postby Tiffany Tufenkjian 1E » Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:32 pm

I think the problem will be clear if it prefers a different unit over nm.

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