Mission LC5: Color Subtraction

Mission LC5 involves questions that target your understanding of the principles of color subtraction. The mission consists of 33 questions organized into 10 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...

Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to use color subtraction principles to predict the appearance of an object when viewed under different colors of light.
  • The student should be able to use the principles of color subtraction to predict the colors of light which could be and must be illuminating an object if its appearance is known.


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Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:

The Physics Classroom, Light and Color Unit, Lesson 2, Part e


Video Tutorials:

Color Subtraction



Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below: