Chemistry
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What do you get when you mix red and green colours?

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2017-09-15 12:52:18

If you are using pigments, which are referred to as subtractive

colors, like paint, crayons, etc, then you would get a shade of

brown.

But, if you are using light, which are referred to as additive

colors, like the ones used for TV screens, then you would get the

color yellow.

When using acrylic paints, if you use a 3:1 ratio of red to

green using cadmium red and phthalo green, you will get gray by

adding varying amounts of white to it.


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