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    I'm stuck on this question in the waves section of the Oxford book for AQA physics. Name:  IMG_3456.jpg
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    The question is "How would you expect the interference pattern to change if the two dippers were moved further apart?"

    I think that if they were moved further away there would be more points of cancellation and also a less distinct interference pattern due to the waves diffracting more before interfering?

    I'm pretty unconfident on this however so any clarification would be helpful!
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    It's annoying how the physics textbook only has the answers to the calculations for the summary questions 😒


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    (Original post by JakeRStudent)
    I'm stuck on this question in the waves section of the Oxford book for AQA physics. Name:  IMG_3456.jpg
Views: 79
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    The question is "How would you expect the interference pattern to change if the two dippers were moved further apart?"

    I think that if they were moved further away there would be more points of cancellation and also a less distinct interference pattern due to the waves diffracting more before interfering?

    I'm pretty unconfident on this however so any clarification would be helpful!
    Think about it by drawing a picture.

    When I did this, the further apart the dippers, the larger the distance between fringes on the screen.
 
 
 
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