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Problem: A double slit is illuminated with monochromatic light of wavelength 6.00 x 10 2 nm. The m = 0 and m = 1 bright fringes are separated by 3.0 cm on a screen which is located 10.0 m from the slits. What is the separation between the slits? (a) 4.0 x 10-5 m  (b) 8.0 x 10-5 m (c) 2.0 x 10-4 m (d) 2.4 x 10-4 m

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A double slit is illuminated with monochromatic light of wavelength 6.00 x 10 2 nm. The m = 0 and m = 1 bright fringes are separated by 3.0 cm on a screen which is located 10.0 m from the slits. What is the separation between the slits?

(a) 4.0 x 10-5 m 

(b) 8.0 x 10-5 m

(c) 2.0 x 10-4 m

(d) 2.4 x 10-4 m

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