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Question: 

A single slit 1.0 mm wide is illuminated by 450-nm light. What is the width of the central maximum (in cm) in the diffraction pattern on a screen 6.0 m away?

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

0.54 cm

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 24, Problem 24

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Chapter 24, Problem 24 is solved.

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