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### Important Concepts for This Unit (Study Guide)

Section 5.2-Properties of Light

Properties of Light

Wavelength, frequency, velocity conversions (where velocity is speed of light).

Energy: E=hf

EM Spectrum

Regions in the EM spectrum (Gamma rays, x-rays, UV, visible light, IR, microwaves, radio)

Students should be able to sort this list in terms of energy, wavelength, and frequency

Figures 5.5, 5.6, and 5.7

Mathematical Insight 5.1

How is Energy Stored in Atoms?

Energy Levels in Atoms

Energy Level Transitions

Figure 5.12

Section 5.4-Learning from Light

Continuous spectra

Emission spectra

Absorption spectra

Line spectra (emission and absorption) as related to energy levels in atoms

Figures 5.14, 5.15

Laws of Thermal Radiation

Figure 5.19

Stefan-Boltzmann Law, f=\sigma * T^4

Wien’s Displacement Law, \lambda_peak = 2.9E6/T

Mathematical Insight 5.2

Below I've included images of important diagrams and figures from chapter 5.

#### Important diagrams and figures from Chapter 5

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Read chapter 5 and be able to answer questions 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 43, 44, 45 November 20, 2017 To prepare for quantitative problems on the chapter test you should be able to answer questions 47-55, and able to explain and apply the mathematical activities we do in class.
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