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1. 18 Ultraviolet radiation incident on a zinc plate releases electrons from the zinc’s surface.
The energy of each incident photon is 5.4 eV. Zinc has a work function of 4.3 eV.
(a) (i) State the name given to this effect.
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(ii) State the speed of the photons.
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(iii) What is meant by the work function of a metal?
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(b) An electron is emitted from the surface of the zinc.
(i) Calculate the maximum kinetic energy of the electron in joules.
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Maximum kinetic energy = ................................ ................................ ..............
(ii) Calculate the maximum speed of the electron.
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Maximum speed = ................................ ................................ ..............

How do i do the last one have the others correct?
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