Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
micahpkay
Group Title
Can someone please help me with this question?
You are going to invent a new device that people can use instead of a microwave oven to warm up leftovers. Which type of electromagnetic wave would be most useful to investigate?
gamma rays
X–ray
radio waves
infrared waves
Thanks,
~Micah K.
 one year ago
 one year ago
micahpkay Group Title
Can someone please help me with this question? You are going to invent a new device that people can use instead of a microwave oven to warm up leftovers. Which type of electromagnetic wave would be most useful to investigate? gamma rays X–ray radio waves infrared waves Thanks, ~Micah K.
 one year ago
 one year ago

This Question is Closed

micahpkay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Callisto
 one year ago

micahpkay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I know that it isn't B, and I believe that gamma rays are too dangerous. Therefore, it must be C or D. Correct me if I'm wrong.
 one year ago

micahpkay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Radio waves are used in microwaves, and if I want to create a unique device, different from a microwave, that probably means that C isn't an option either. So it must be D. Am I right?
 one year ago

Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Hmm.. You can hardly warm food using radio wave (consider its frequency, the energy is pretty low)... A and B should be ruled out, and you've got the reason.
 one year ago

micahpkay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
But microwaves use radio waves.
 one year ago

micahpkay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That is how the original device was invented.
 one year ago

Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
"Microwaves are high frequency radio waves" Ok :
 one year ago

Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
In this case, using radio waves would be considered as an "old idea".
 one year ago

micahpkay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay. So the answer is D?
 one year ago

micahpkay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay, thanks! :D
 one year ago

Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
PS: We do have infrared ovens nowadays..
 one year ago

Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You're welcome.
 one year ago

micahpkay Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Cool, I didn't know that.
 one year ago

Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Neither did I :)
 one year ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.