# If the ratio of amounts of scattering of two light waves is 1:4, the ratio of their wavelength is

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If the ratio of amounts of scattering of two light waves is 1:4, the ratio of their wavelength is
A. 1:2
B. sqrt(2):1
C. 1:sqrt(2)
D. 1:1

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Scattering prop1/lambda^(4)
(("scattering")_(1))/(("scattering")_(2))=(lambda_(2)/lambda_(1))^(4)
1/4=(lambda_(2)/lambda_(1))^(4) implies lambda_(2)/lambda_(1)=1/sqrt(2) implies lambda_(1)/lambda_(2)=sqrt(2)/1