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MCAS QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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2016 Spring Release, Intro Physics - High School
Download PDF Document Question 31 - Multiple-Choice

Reporting Category: Waves and Radiation
Standard: 6.2 - Describe the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of frequency and wavelength and identify the locations of radio waves, microwaves, infrared radiation, visible light (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet), ultraviolet rays, x-rays, and gamma rays on the spectrum.

 
Electromagnetic radiation is used in many forms of communication. Electromagnetic waves with relatively long wavelengths are often used to transmit signals because these waves travel easily around objects.Which type of electromagnetic radiation is best for transmitting signals around objects?
 
 
 

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