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Problem: What principle is responsible for light spreading as it passes through a narrow slit?A. reflectionB. refractionC. polarizationD. diffractionE. interferenceF. wave-particle dualityAgain, Explain Your Reasoning, Show calculation:

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When light passes through an obstacle or a smal opening, it bends around the obstacle or spreads out through a small openning.

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What principle is responsible for light spreading as it passes through a narrow slit?
A. reflection
B. refraction
C. polarization
D. diffraction
E. interference
F. wave-particle duality

Again, Explain Your Reasoning, Show calculation:

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