Additive Color, Part 1

  • Due Dec 8, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Points 2
  • Questions 2
  • Available until Dec 8, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Time Limit None
  • Allowed Attempts Unlimited


Watch the following video lecture segment:

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• Visible light is composed of photons of with wavelengths between 400 to 700 nanometers.
• Trichromatic theory explains the connection between the spectrum and the color we see.
• Yellow is seen with yellow photons or a mix of red and green photons (or both).
• Magenta is seen only with a mix of red and blue photons (there are no magenta photons).
• White is seen with a mix of red, green, and blue photons.
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