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Question 1: M. tuberculosis, the organism that causes tuberculosis, can be completely destroyed by irradiation with UV light with a wavelength of 254 nm. What is the frequency?

Question 2: Aradio station's signal broadcasts at a freq. 1240kHZ. What is the wavelength in meters?

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Question 1: M. tuberculosis, the organism that causes tuberculosis, can be completely destroyed by irradiation with UV light with a wavelength of 254 nm. What is the frequency?

nu =frequency= c/ lambda
c= speed of light =3 x 10 ^8 m/s (^ stands for power)
lambda = ...

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This solution calculates wavelength and frequency.

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