Problem: Consider the setup of a single slit experiment. Determine the height y3, where the third minimum occurs. 1. y3 = 5λ/a L 2.  y3 = 7λ/2a L 3.  y3 = λ/a L 4.  y3 = 3λ/2a L 5.  y3 = 9λ/2a L 6.  y3 = 2λ/a L 7.  y3 = 4λ/a L 8.  y3 = 5λ/2a L 9.  y3 = 3λ/a L 10.  y3 = λ/2a L

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Consider the setup of a single slit experiment. Determine the height y3, where the third minimum occurs.

1. y= 5λ/a L

2.  y= 7λ/2a L

3.  y= λ/a L

4.  y= 3λ/2a L

5.  y= 9λ/2a L

6.  y= 2λ/a L

7.  y= 4λ/a L

8.  y= 5λ/2a L

9.  y= 3λ/a L

10.  y= λ/2a L

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