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what does the phenomenon of interference demonstrate?

a)the wave nature of light
b)the polarization of light waves
c)the quantization of the atomic orbitals
d) the particle nature of the photon
e) the process of ionization

-how about for diffraction?

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    Interference and diffraction are consequences of the wave nature of light.

    Diffraction is explained by interference

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