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**Help! Single slit diffraction**

heya all... this is the problem..

Predict whether violet light(lambda=404nm) or red light (lambda=702nm) will have a wider central maximum when used to generate a single-slit diffraction pattern. Calculate the difference if the light is incident on a 6.9x10^-5 wide slit falling onot a screen 85cm away..

i know that the red light will have a wider central maximum, but i don't know the unknown, is it Ym from the formula Ym=(m*lambda*L)/W? and i don't know the value for m, is it 5 since the gap between the red light and the violet light is 5... I am not sure... and the value of red light in my book is 7.3x10^-3m... HELP me please...im soo confused..

THANKS SO MUCH in advance for the big help.

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