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Why white light spilts into different colours when it passes through prism but does not split when passes through glass slab?

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11/20/2014

White light is actually a combination of all of the colors of all of the rainbow. It splits in a prism because the prism can pick up the differences. However, it will not in a glass slab because the slab is smooth and will not reflect all of the different colors of light.