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Fuzzy, Colorful, Focal Point

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Why is the focal point for any convex lens a little inexact with ordinary white light?

A

White light has a very long wavelength, compared to other colors.

B

White light has a very short wavelength compared to other colors.

C

White light is made up of colors of light, which bend different amounts as they pass through the lens.

D

White light bends more than all the other colors.

E

White light bends less than all the other colors.