Double Slits experiment

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
In a double slits experiment, the intensity at the central fringe is I. What will be the intensity at the central fringe when each slit is widened 2 times?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

My suggestion is that the intensity will be 2I...
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But what is the reasoning?
What is the relationship between the central fringe intensity and the slit width?
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Mar9-12, 11:38 AM
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I think that when the width of the each slit is doubled then the amount of light passing through will be double as well as the intensity

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