m=maximum h=distance on the screen from the center of the pattern to the mth maximum D=distance from the central bright peak to the slits d=distance between two slits
I have m=1 d(mm)=0.25mm D=2000mm h=0.5mm wavelength= 6.25E-5mm
So I used this equation to find the experimental wavelength for the first 5 wavelengths
Wavelength= dh/mD for experimental wavelength
The Attempt at a Solution
To find the experimental wavelength I took the average of the five wavelengths (other four wavelengths are not shown), but now I am lost in trying to find the theoretical value for the wavelengths. Since we don't have an angle because we traced the interference patterns for a double slit, I couldn't use this equation (wavelength=dsin(theta)/m) for the theoretical wavelength. I am not sure which equation to use to find the theoretical wavelength. Please help I am so confused...