SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 658: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 658


Select the graph shown above that most correctly represents the relationship between the energy of the photon and its wavelength.

A. Graph A
B. Graph B
C. Graph C
D. Graph D
E. Graph E

Correct Answer: A


The correct answer is (A). The energy of a photon is indirectly related to the wavelength of the light. Consequently, as the wavelength of the light increases, the energy of the photon decreases

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