## Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 24 - The Wave Nature of Light - Questions: 6

#### Answer

The bright fringes on the screen are all closer to the centerline when the apparatus is immersed in water.

#### Work Step by Step

Light traveling in water has a shorter wavelength than the same light traveling in air. Equation 24-2a shows that for a given m and d, the angle $\theta$ decreases as the wavelength $\lambda$ decreases.

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