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Which type of electromagnetic radiation would have the highest energy

Which type of electromagnetic radiation would have the highest energy?

A) ultraviolet radiation

B) blue light

C) infrared radiation

D) yellow light


Solution: There are many different mnemonics that can help us to memorize electromagnetic spectrum.

One of them is : Raging Martians Invade Venus Using X-Ray Guns

Raging (Radio) Martians ( Microwaves) Invade (Infrared) Venus(Visible) Using(UV) X-Ray(Xray) Guns(Gamma Rays).


These are listed from highest to lowest wavelength and lowest to highest energy. Wavelenth and energy are inversely proportional.

Yellow and blue lights belong to the Visible light.

We have, UV, IR and Visible light. UV has the highest energy.


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