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Problem: (Figure 1) shows the light intensity on a screen 2.5 m behind a double slit. The wavelength of the light is 549 nm. What is the spacing between the slits? Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

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This problem involves double-slit interference.

The location of the fringes is given by:

dsinθ=mλ d is the slit separation and m is the order.

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(Figure 1) shows the light intensity on a screen 2.5 m behind a double slit. The wavelength of the light is 549 nm. 
What is the spacing between the slits? Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

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