# Science help!

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adding magenta and yellow dyes makes what color?

At first i thought it was red. but when I realized we are adding dye's not light im thinking its black.. but im not sure! please help!

• Science help! -

You are thinking too hard.

If mixing pigments, magenta plus yellow absorbs all colors except red, so it appears red.

I recently had a lot of fun repainting my beehives (after 30 years of faded yellow). I went to Sherwin Williams, bought a gallon of white, and then bought 3oz of blue, magneta, and gold (yellow fades). Want red? for me it was magneta + "gold".

Because I mixed a cup of paint at a time, I have many, many colorful beehives.

http://www.joyousworld.com/qabalah/color/index.html

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oh haa

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