Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 27 - Think and Explain: 53


The first 3 statements are accurate. Green light + blue light = cyan light = white light - red light.

Work Step by Step

Red and cyan are complementary colors. They add to form white light, so cyan light = white light - red light. This is discussed on page 509 and shown in Figure 27.10 (not Figure 27.9, as the textbook says).
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