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Light of wavelength 630nm falls on a slit that is 3.60*10^(-3) mm wide. How far the first bright diffraction fringe is from the strong central maximum if the screen is 12.0maway.
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wavelenght = zw/(m(L2 + z2)1/2),

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given m=3/2

wavelenght = zw/(m(L2 + z2)1/2),

630 *10-9 = z * 3.6 * 10-6/(3/2*[144 + z2]1/2)

.175 *3/2 = z/[144+z2]1/2

.2625 *.2625 = z2/144+z2

.069[144+z2] = z2

9.926 = .931z2

z = 3.265 m
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