The central maximum lies between two first-order interference minima.
The distance from the center of the screen to the first minimum is equal to half the width of the central maximum.
A wave passing through a single slit. When the slit is made half as wide the width of the central maximum becomes
a) 1/4 as wide
b) 1/2 as wide
c) does not change
d) twice as wide
e) 4 times as wide.
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