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1

White light through a red filter?

Only red lightwave is transmitted

 

Green and blue lightwaves are absorbed

2

White light through a yellow filter?

Both red and green lightwaves are transmitted

 

Blue lightwave is absorbed

3

White light through a magenta filter?

Red and blue lightwaves are transmitted

 

Green lightwave is absorbed

4

White light through a blue filter?

Only blue lightwave is transmitted.

 

Red and green lightwaves are absorbed

5

White light through a cyan filter?

Only blue lightwave is transmitted.

 

Red and green lightwaves are absorbed

6

White light through a green filter

Only green lightwave is transmitted

 

Red and blue wavelengths are absorbed

7

White light through  green AND blue filters

No wavelengths are transmitted

 

All wavelengths are absorbed

8

What does transmit mean?

To allow a colour wavelength to pass through

9

What does absorb mean?

To stop a colour wavelength from passing through

10

What is a colour filter?

A substance that transmits certain colour wavelengths and abosrbs others