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Mini-Quiz: Units of Frequencies and Wavelengths

by Ron Kurtus (revised 3 November 2012)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. Why would a number be expressed as 5*107?

It is easier than writing 50,000,000

It is more convenient than writing 1/50,000

It is easier than writing 5,000,000

2. What does the word "mega" mean in megahertz?

Very large

Zillion

Million

3. Which is larger: a cm or mm?

cm

They are the same size

mm

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Physics. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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