Problem: The colors on an oil slick are caused by reflection and (explain why)a. Diffractionb. Interferencec. Refractiond. Polarizatione. Ionization

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On an oil slick, light is reflected from the top and bottom surfaces.

However, the path length of light varies depending on whether the light is coming from the top or bottom of the oil surface.

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The colors on an oil slick are caused by reflection and (explain why)

a. Diffraction
b. Interference
c. Refraction
d. Polarization
e. Ionization

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