• anonymous
Explain the term ‘quantized’ as it applies to the energy of electrons. In your answer include an everyday example of something that is quantized
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  • JFraser
the energy that an electron has can be split up into a certain number of discrete packets of minimum size. An electron may have many of them, but each "packet" can only be a certain size. In real-life example, a set of stairs is quantized. You can take 2 or 3 stairs at a time to get from the bottom to the top, but each stair is of a set, definite, smaller size

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