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AP Biology: Cellular Energetics

Question:

Why do carotenoids appear to be yellow, orange, or red?

Answer:

They absorb the blue and green light in the visible light spectrum and reflect back the yellow, orange, and red light.
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Question: Why do carotenoids appear to be yellow, orange, or red?
Answer: They absorb the blue and green light in the visible light spectrum and reflect back the yellow, orange, and red light.