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What is the order of colors in a rainbow?

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What is the order of colors in a rainbow?

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fact-finder | Valedictorian

Posted October 10, 2011 at 4:00 PM (Answer #1)

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A rainbow is composed of the entire spectrum of colors of visible light, from the longest wavelength, red, to the shortest wavelength, violet. The order of colors in a rainbow is easiest to remember by the following mnemonic (a formula that helps one remember something): ROY G. BIV. R=red, O=orange, Y=yellow, G=green, B=blue, I = indigo, and V=violet. Red is at the top edge of the rainbow and violet is at the bottom edge, with the other colors in between.

Rainbows are created both by reflection and refraction (bending) of sunlight in raindrops. As sunlight enters a raindrop, it bends and it is separated into its constituent colors (the colors that comprise white light [ROY G. BIV]. Some of the light—that which travels at a "critical" angle—is reflected off the back of the raindrop. (A "critical" angle is the angle at which sunlight must strike the back of the raindrop, in order to be reflected back to the front of the drop.) Each color strikes the back of the raindrop at a slightly different angle, thus each color emerges from the front of the raindrop at a slightly different angle.

Only one color exits from each raindrop at the exact angle necessary to reach the observer's eye. An observer sees only one color at a time reflecting from each raindrop. For this reason, it takes millions of raindrops to create a rainbow.

Sources: Ahrens, C. Donald. Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment, 5th ed., pp. 100-103; Engelbert, Phillis. The Complete Weather Resource, vol. 2, pp. 331, 333; Schaefer, Vincent J., and John A. Day. A Field Guide to the Atmosphere, p. 163; World Book Encyclopedia, vol. 16, p. 128.

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unkyd | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted February 17, 2012 at 8:00 AM (Answer #2)

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A rainbow is made by the reflection and refraction of light that interacts with raindrops.  Depending on how this interaction occurs with your location relative to the sun and the raindrops you may see a primary and even a secondary rainbow.

The interaction that occurs to create the primary rainbow will produce a spectrum of colors in order Red - Orange - Yellow - Green - Blue - Indigo -Violet (ROY G BIV) with Red occuring on the outside edge of the rainbow to Violet occuring on the insdie edge (closest to the center) of the rainbow.

The extra reflection that occurs to produce the secondary rainbow causes the colors to reverse order.  So on the secondary rainbow Red will occur on the inside edge followed by Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, then Violet on the outside edge of the secondary rainbow.

Check the sites below if you want to see a little more detail on how this works.

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chelsea492 | Student, Grade 9 | Valedictorian

Posted February 6, 2012 at 10:39 AM (Answer #3)

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The order in colors of the rainbow are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.:) i learned that when u reflect light on water it creates the rainbow and that why when it rains the rainbow appear in the sky:))<3<3<3

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alohastine | Elementary School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 16, 2012 at 10:58 AM (Answer #4)

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ROY G BIV

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

 

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suvetha | Student, Undergraduate | Valedictorian

Posted February 17, 2012 at 11:47 PM (Answer #5)

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Traditionally, the rainbow's colours are described as red, orange, yellow, green,blue, indigo and violet.

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triteamdan | Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted February 18, 2012 at 8:21 AM (Answer #6)

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Isaac Newton, to whom we owe a great deal of gratitude for his pioneering work on what light is and how colors combine to make the rainbow, summarized it as you have seen in other answers to this questions: Red -- Orange -- Yellow -- Green -- Blue -- Indigo -- and Violet.  However this can be a little misleading for two reasons.

1. There are actually many more colors in the rainbow than we have names for.  Our eyes are capable of distinguishing millions of individual shades of color!

2. When we think about the rainbow in the ROYGBIV colors, we usually make a mistake.  What many people call "blue" in the rainbow is actually cyan, you know, like what you use in your color printer.  Cyan stimulates the parts of our eye that see green and blue equally.  Your computer monitor that you are looking at right now produces cyan by combining equal light levels of green and blue as well.  The actual pure blue, is what Newton unfortunately referred to as "indigo."  So in terms of what colors are actually there, a more accurate summary of the rainbow would be Red -- Orange -- Yellow -- Green -- Cyan -- Blue -- Violet

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rishabh-malu | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted February 25, 2012 at 10:08 PM (Answer #7)

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just remember

(first)Richard Red

Of Orange

York Yellow

Gave Green

Battle Blue

In Indigo

(last)Vain Violet

hope this helps!

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cassie111 | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted February 27, 2012 at 9:13 PM (Answer #8)

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Red, orange, yellow,green,blue indigo, violet

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cheezea | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted March 1, 2012 at 8:49 PM (Answer #9)

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ROY G BIV (think of this as a person's name)

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

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sweetsallonie | Student, Grade 9 | Salutatorian

Posted February 15, 2012 at 2:01 PM (Answer #10)

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V : Violet

I : Indigo

B : Blue

G : Green

Y : Yellow

O : Orange

R : Red

 

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ilashukla | Honors

Posted February 15, 2012 at 6:29 PM (Answer #11)

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violet indigo blue green yellow orange red (VIBGYOR)

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kashino168 | Student, Grade 11 | Salutatorian

Posted March 2, 2012 at 10:08 AM (Answer #12)

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the color of the rainbow:

- red

- orange

- yellow

- green

- light blue

- dark blue

- purple

Overall there are 7 color in a rainbow

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ayy-dee | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted March 4, 2012 at 2:01 AM (Answer #14)

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I also learnt as 'VIBGYOR'

V : Violet

I : Indigo

B : Blue

G : Green

Y : Yellow

O : Orange

R : Red

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doniyke | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted March 8, 2012 at 8:02 AM (Answer #15)

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The rainbow have 7 colours which are visible to human sight . But this colours can b mixed to give other complementary colours and secondary colours. Using this as a remembrance ROYGBIV meaning R=red which have the strongest wave lenght. O=Orange, Y=yellow, G=green , also have a stronger wavelength, B=blue, I=indigo, V=violet. Note that Blue, red and yellow are primary colours while the rest are either secondary,intermediate or complementary colours

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ajprincess | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted February 20, 2012 at 10:12 PM (Answer #16)

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V- voilet

I-indigo

B-blue

G-green

Y-yellow

O-orange

R-red

Its VIBGYOR

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keshavmwd14 | Student, Grade 9 | Salutatorian

Posted February 14, 2012 at 2:10 PM (Answer #17)

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The Order is "VIBGYOR"

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

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bishalnaskar | Student, Undergraduate | Salutatorian

Posted February 25, 2012 at 10:42 AM (Answer #18)

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The Order is "VIBGYOR"

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

 

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dancedan | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted March 9, 2012 at 11:10 PM (Answer #20)

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red, orange, yellow, greeen, blue, purple (violet)

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chavda211 | Student | Salutatorian

Posted March 4, 2012 at 2:34 AM (Answer #19)

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Personally, I learnt ROY-G-BIV however you could also learn

Richard

Of

York

Gave

Battle

In

Vain

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lakshmi1997 | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted March 12, 2012 at 11:25 PM (Answer #21)

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The Order is :

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

Y=Yellow

O=Orange

R=Red

finnally VIBGYOR  :)

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twinkysweet30 | Student, Grade 11 | Salutatorian

Posted March 10, 2012 at 11:10 AM (Answer #22)

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The Order is "VIBGYOR"

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

 

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beancounters | Student, Grade 9 | Salutatorian

Posted March 12, 2012 at 9:31 AM (Answer #23)

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ROY G. BIV is a great mnemonic device for this.

R-Red

O-Orange

Y-Yellow

G - Green

B - Blue

I - Indigo

V - Violet

There's even a song about this by They Might Be Giants.

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dunny93 | Student | Honors

Posted March 13, 2012 at 1:36 AM (Answer #24)

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In school I learned = Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain

Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet

Thats the way I learned it anyway :)

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radhalakshmi2907 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted March 17, 2012 at 8:04 PM (Answer #25)

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VIBGYOR

i.e

violet

indigo

blue

green

yellow

orange

red

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nehajoko | eNoter

Posted March 17, 2012 at 10:01 PM (Answer #26)

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V - violet

I- Indigo

B- Blue

G - Green

Y-Yellow

O- Orange

R - Red

 

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butterflysara | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted March 21, 2012 at 7:33 AM (Answer #27)

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I learned ROY G BIV as well:

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet

They are seen in a rainbow (the result of white light refracting off water droplets) or from light traveling through a prism. Red has the longest wavelength while violet has the shortest.

 

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lnj100 | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted March 27, 2012 at 8:02 AM (Answer #28)

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All you need to remember is this: ROY G BIV (or ROYGBIV). These letters stand for the order of the colors of the rainbow, which are: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, and Violet.

Another way to remember the order of the colors of the rainbow is to recite the phrase Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain.
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mudkipzarecool | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted April 2, 2012 at 2:53 AM (Answer #29)

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Loads of people have got it the wrong way round...

Ask my friend, ROY G. BIV

 

(if you're a tad bit slow, then Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo and Violet)

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fosterelliot | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted March 10, 2012 at 11:24 PM (Answer #30)

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Top to bottom. Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.
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demon300 | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted March 14, 2012 at 6:40 AM (Answer #31)

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Roy G Biv

r-red

o-orange

y-yellow

g-green

b-blue

i-indigo

v-violet

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siret | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted March 18, 2012 at 9:56 PM (Answer #32)

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Red is not the first but is the last colour in the rainbow

VIBGYOR

 

VIOLET

INDIGO

GREEN

YELLOW

ORANGE

RED

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abhi4307 | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted March 23, 2012 at 12:10 AM (Answer #33)

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The color of Rainbow is VIBYGOR.

Violet, Indigo, Blue, Yellow, Green, Orange and Red.

 

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azzyj | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted April 5, 2012 at 12:13 AM (Answer #34)

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Red,Orange,Yellow,Green,Blue,Indigo,Violet

Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain

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subha18 | Student, College Freshman | eNoter

Posted March 21, 2012 at 12:26 PM (Answer #35)

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RED 
ORANGE
YELLOW
GREEN
BLUE
INDIGO
VIOLET

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abhi4307 | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted March 31, 2012 at 3:15 PM (Answer #36)

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The order of colours in a rainbow are:-

V- Violet

I-  Indigo

B- Blue

Y- Yellow

G- Green

O- Orange

R- Red

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berlynnneo | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted April 11, 2012 at 3:26 PM (Answer #37)

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It is ROYGBIV-Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

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paulkw | High School Teacher | eNoter

Posted May 1, 2012 at 8:50 AM (Answer #38)

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the fastest way to remember the colours in the order they occur is by saying

Richard Of York Gained Battle In Vain.

the first capita letter of each word denotes the colour

R for red O fororange Y for yellow G for green B for blue I for indigo  and V for violet

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elekzy | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted March 28, 2012 at 9:59 AM (Answer #41)

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R-O-Y G B-I-V

R-Red

O-Orange

Y-Yellow

G-Green

B-Blue

I-Indigo

V-Violet

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nlong37 | Student | eNoter

Posted April 2, 2012 at 11:07 AM (Answer #42)

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Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.

Think of the name Roy G Biv

R is red o is orange...

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kushshah | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted April 17, 2012 at 2:59 PM (Answer #46)

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A rainbow is composed of the entire spectrum of colors of visible light, from the longest wavelength, red, to the shortest wavelength, violet. The order of colors in a rainbow is easiest to remember by the following mnemonic (a formula that helps one remember something): ROY G. BIV. R=red, O=orange, Y=yellow, G=green, B=blue, I = indigo, and V=violet. Red is at the top edge of the rainbow and violet is at the bottom edge, with the other colors in between. Rainbows are created both by reflection and refraction (bending) of sunlight in raindrops. As sunlight enters a raindrop, it bends and it is separated into its constituent colors (the colors that comprise white light [ROY G. BIV]. Some of the light—that which travels at a "critical" angle—is reflected off the back of the raindrop. (A "critical" angle is the angle at which sunlight must strike the back of the raindrop, in order to be reflected back to the front of the drop.) Each color strikes the back of the raindrop at a slightly different angle, thus each color emerges from the front of the raindrop at a slightly different angle. Only one color exits from each raindrop at the exact angle necessary to reach the observer's eye. An observer sees only one color at a time reflecting from each raindrop. For this reason, it takes millions of raindrops to create a rainbow.
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khansaqib | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted April 9, 2012 at 10:53 AM (Answer #45)

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The rainbow is the visible light spectrum, split into main areas. These can be remembered with the mnemonic Richard Of York Gained Battle In Vain (ROYGBIV) which stands for Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet. This represents the visible light spectrum from high energy to low energy.

 

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gnanu | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted April 18, 2012 at 7:56 AM (Answer #47)

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This is a simple mnemonic to remember the order of colours in a rainbow

VIBGYOR(Very Innocent  Ben Garfield Yorkshire ordered raspberries)

Violet

Indigo

Green 

Yellow

Orange

Red

 

 

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sanjukunde | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted May 6, 2012 at 9:29 AM (Answer #48)

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the order of the colours from the bottom is

VIBGYOR

V:Violet

I:Indigo

B:Blue

G:Green

Y:Yellow

O:Orange

R:Red

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asmathwiz | Student | Honors

Posted May 6, 2012 at 2:08 PM (Answer #49)

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red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

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noor-ul-nida | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted March 15, 2012 at 2:45 AM (Answer #50)

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people who have learned it as VIBGYOR just remember that the order is reverse.

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kkkkk369 | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted April 9, 2012 at 12:02 PM (Answer #52)

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The colors of the rainbow in order are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. A good way to remember it is ROY G. BIV.

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jds-143 | eNoter

Posted April 9, 2012 at 6:04 PM (Answer #43)

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My five year old knows the correct way of which the colors of the rainbow goes. I've never seen a rainbow start with violet. 

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abbagumps | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted April 19, 2012 at 5:30 PM (Answer #53)

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very simply
Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet
is the colors of the rainbow in order

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ayush17 | Student | Salutatorian

Posted April 25, 2012 at 7:01 AM (Answer #54)

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Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, and Violet.are in line 



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jwielchul | Middle School Teacher | eNoter

Posted April 26, 2012 at 7:47 PM (Answer #55)

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Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.

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vgopaul12 | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted May 1, 2012 at 4:38 AM (Answer #56)

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Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

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raghav1996 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted May 7, 2012 at 3:23 PM (Answer #57)

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Orange, blue, green, gold, violet, then indigo. rainbows tend to occur when water is submerged in a solid e.g. butter. This was discovered by Dr. Rainion Bow in 1786

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rockstarbuddy | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted June 1, 2012 at 6:36 AM (Answer #58)

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R-red
O-orange
Y-yellow
G-green
B-blue
I-indigo
V-violet

here red deviates the least and violet deviates the most!

 

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sabihakhtar | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted May 19, 2012 at 3:37 PM (Answer #61)

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VIOLET

INDIGO

BLUE

GREEN

YELLOW

ORANGE

RED

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suretowin | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted May 19, 2012 at 3:40 PM (Answer #62)

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VIBGYOR

V- VIOLET

I-INDINGO

B-BLUE

G-GREEN

Y-YELLOW

O-ORANGE

R-RED

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vgopaul12 | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted May 20, 2012 at 8:09 PM (Answer #63)

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V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

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danikajadeee | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted May 30, 2012 at 3:06 PM (Answer #64)

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ROY G BIV : Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.

I learned the ROY G BIV name in school a long time ago.
There has been billions of answers but why not add on...several people have it wrong anyways.

Sources:

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myfavouritehero | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted May 30, 2012 at 3:25 PM (Answer #65)

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The order is "VIBGYOR" :-

V : Violet

I : Indigo

B : Blue

G : Green

Y : Yellow

O : Orange

R : Red

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suvetha | Student, Undergraduate | Valedictorian

Posted March 23, 2012 at 3:34 PM (Answer #51)

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The Order is "VIBGYOR"

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

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i-killed-pluto | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted May 8, 2012 at 7:55 PM (Answer #60)

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ISNT THERE OTHER COLORS LIKE SKY BLUE AND PERIWINKLE AND BRICK RED?!?!?! DX

 

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loraaa | Student | Valedictorian

Posted April 4, 2012 at 6:58 PM (Answer #66)

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 dark blue- purple-red-yellow- green- light blue-orange

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tumblebaby87 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted April 13, 2012 at 10:45 PM (Answer #67)

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Just remeber the name ROY G. BIV

Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indio Violet

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irha-nadeem | Student, Grade 9 | Salutatorian

Posted April 16, 2012 at 1:56 PM (Answer #68)

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rainbow has 7 colours: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo nad violet.  

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anilkumar619 | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted April 23, 2012 at 2:08 AM (Answer #69)

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the orders of the colors are following ways:-

 R=red,

O=orange,

Y=yellow,

G=green,

B=blue,

I = indigo,

and V=violet. 

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fishyfishishappy | eNoter

Posted April 29, 2012 at 5:07 PM (Answer #70)

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Red ,Orange, Yellow, Green ,Blue , Dark Blue ,Violet, Purple, Pink

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d771996 | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted May 7, 2012 at 4:10 PM (Answer #71)

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VIBGYOR - Violet,Indigo,Blue,Green,Yellow,Orange and Red

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ashleyxo1231 | Student, College Freshman | eNoter

Posted May 15, 2012 at 3:04 AM (Answer #72)

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The acronym for remembering the colors of the rainbow is:

Roy G Biv  where

r=red

o=orange

y=yellow

g=green

b=blue

i=indigo and

v=violet

 

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thisuserhasmadeabadusername | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted May 25, 2012 at 1:40 PM (Answer #73)

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Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue 

Indigo 

Violet/Purple

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crazynitin998 | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted May 27, 2012 at 5:06 AM (Answer #74)

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the order is VIBGYOR

V-Violet

I-Indigo

B-Blue

G-Green

Y-Yellow

O-Orange

R-Red

 

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pororohandy | Student | Valedictorian

Posted June 3, 2012 at 9:36 AM (Answer #88)

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V-Violet

I-Indigo

B-Blue

G-Green

Y-Yellow

O-Orange

R-Red

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garimagupta2210 | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted June 10, 2012 at 11:23 AM (Answer #75)

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After the rain a few droplets are left hanging in the sky,so when the sun rays fell on these droplets they relects the lift nd then the white light of sun is divided in seven unique colours forming a rainbow.

The order of colours in a rainbow is "VIBGYOR"

V=Voilet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

Y=Yellow

O=Orange

R=Red

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sanjeev5757 | High School Teacher | Honors

Posted June 16, 2012 at 7:45 AM (Answer #76)

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Rainbows are formed by sunlight falling on sundrops.The observer's back must be towards the sun to view it.Rainbows are of two types.

PRIMARY RAINBOW: It has coloured band,having RED on the out side and VIOLET on the inner side.

SECONDRY RAINBOW:It has coloued band having VIOLET on the out side and RED on inner side.It is fainter than the primary one.

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bunnylove | Student | Honors

Posted March 13, 2012 at 10:31 AM (Answer #77)

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Roy G. Biv

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bookofshadows | Student | eNoter

Posted May 25, 2012 at 12:54 PM (Answer #79)

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ayy-dee | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted June 1, 2012 at 2:14 PM (Answer #81)

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In Order......Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet!!!

 

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rajesh66 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted June 2, 2012 at 3:09 PM (Answer #82)

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violet,indigo, blue,green,yellow,orange,red

VIBGYOR

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littlebirdgreenday | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 5, 2012 at 12:20 AM (Answer #89)

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Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple. I don't know when all this indigo non-sense started, but I wasn't present when they put the vote on it. I think the original 6 is the best.

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fzil | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 5, 2012 at 1:14 PM (Answer #90)

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The key is to remember ROY G. BIV Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet
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amanda-panda | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted June 5, 2012 at 9:41 PM (Answer #91)

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The colours from bottom to top are red, orange, yellow, green,blue, indigo, violet.

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miami-heat-6 | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted June 8, 2012 at 10:00 PM (Answer #83)

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ROYGBIV

R: Red

O: Orange

Y: Yellow

G: Green

B: Blue

I: Indigo

V: Violet 

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ishangoenka | eNoter

Posted June 10, 2012 at 9:09 AM (Answer #92)

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yo man, its VIBGYOR.

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kc7092 | High School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted June 14, 2012 at 5:48 AM (Answer #84)

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Newton originally (1672) named only five primary colours red,yellow,green, blue, violet .



Later he included orange and indigo. giving seven colours by analogy to the number of notes in a musical scale.

 

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bkmaria | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted June 14, 2012 at 12:02 PM (Answer #93)

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Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Indigo

Violet

 

These colours are the refraction of the white colour that it refracts throug the prism glass

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jeremydodson | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted June 17, 2012 at 5:48 PM (Answer #94)

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Red

Orange

Yellow

 

Green

 

Blue

Indigo

Violet

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overworked | Student, Grade 11 | Salutatorian

Posted June 18, 2012 at 7:32 AM (Answer #85)

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1. Violet

2. Indigo

3. Blue

4. Green

5. Yellow

6. Orange

7. Red

 

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abhiabhishek | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted June 19, 2012 at 5:47 AM (Answer #95)

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In a rainbow 7 colors r there which r voilet,indigo,blue,green,yellow,orange,red.......from bottom to top...

u can learn by VIBGYOR......a rainbow in physics is called VIBGYOR

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k5ado0oy | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted June 20, 2012 at 5:09 PM (Answer #96)

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V : Violet

I : Indigo

B : Blue

G : Green

Y : Yellow

O : Orange

R : Red

are the colors

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television123 | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted June 21, 2012 at 2:35 PM (Answer #97)

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the order is 

VIBGYOR

V FOR VOILET

I FOR INDIGIO

B FOR BLUE

G FOR GREEN

Y FOR YELLOW

O FOR ORANGE

R FOR RED

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hmshah98knic | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted June 24, 2012 at 6:41 AM (Answer #98)

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An easy way to remember the colours of a rainbow is just by remembering the code "VIBGYOR" which states the colours are:

Violet

Indigo

Blue 

Green

Yellow

Orange 

Red

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hahrhshh | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 24, 2012 at 3:31 PM (Answer #99)

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Vibgyor 

VOILET

INDIGO

BLUE

GREEN

YELLOW

ORANGE

RED

(just the opposite order that is ROY G BIV)

 

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hailie50 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 26, 2012 at 6:27 AM (Answer #100)

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the order of the colours in a rainbow is VIBGYOR, sumthing we were tought when we were little kids. 

V stands for VIOLET

I stands for INDIGO

B stands for BLUE 

G stands for GREEN

Y stands for YELLOW 

O stands for ORANGE

And R stands for RED. 

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shubhi4 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 26, 2012 at 1:47 PM (Answer #101)

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R=RED, O=ORANGE, Y=YELLOW, G=GREEN, B=BLUE, I=INDIGO, V=VIOLET

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manas99 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 26, 2012 at 2:49 PM (Answer #102)

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V-Violet

I-Indigo

B-Blue

G-Green

Y-yellow

O-Orange

R-Red

On the whole-VIBGYOR

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rasi | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted July 2, 2012 at 3:41 PM (Answer #86)

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Learn it as VIBGYOR " Very intelligent banker gave you our rope"

V Violet

I Indigo

B Blue

G Green

Y Yellow

O Orange

R Red

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shanshine | Student, College Freshman | eNoter

Posted July 3, 2012 at 9:06 AM (Answer #103)

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This is the order of colors in the rainbow:

1.Red

2.Orange

3.Yellow

4.Green

5.Blue

6.Indigo

7.Violet

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manish001 | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted July 4, 2012 at 1:48 PM (Answer #104)

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from bottom to top its VIBGYOR.

i.e.V=voilet,I=indigo,B=blue,G=green,Y=yellow,O=orange,R=red.

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aynah | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted July 5, 2012 at 4:53 PM (Answer #105)

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its very simple to remember..

just remember the word 'vibgyor" and here it goes...

V - violet

I - indigo

B - blue

G - green

Y - yellow

O - orange

R - red 

keep smiling :)

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karengettystewart | Middle School Teacher | eNoter

Posted July 6, 2012 at 5:40 PM (Answer #106)

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ROYGBIV:

R=Red, O=Orange, Y=Yellow, G=Green, B=Blue, I=Indigo, V=Violet

These make up Visible Light which is the only parts of the Electromagnetic Spectrum that can be seen with the unaided eye. These colors can be seen when light passes through a spectrum that separates these colors.
 
ALL rainbows are always in this order. 

Sources:

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mmcentire | Middle School Teacher | eNoter

Posted July 12, 2012 at 12:15 PM (Answer #107)

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This is an easy answer. Part of becoming a student of any discipline is learning the most efficient way of gathering information. This format doesn't use your time wisely. With that said, did you need those in order and did you need an explanation of rainbows specifically.  If not, then your answer is violet, indego, blue, green, orange, red. 

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nalinidwivedi | Student, College Freshman | Honors

Posted July 13, 2012 at 11:36 AM (Answer #108)

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1.violet  2.indigo 3.blue 4.green 5.orange 6.yellow  7.red                                                                                     

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sriakurup | Student | eNoter

Posted July 16, 2012 at 10:58 AM (Answer #109)

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violet

indigo

blue

green

orange

red

if you say backwords also it is correct but violet is the nearer and red farther.

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aneesh123 | Student | Honors

Posted July 26, 2012 at 11:07 AM (Answer #110)

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we did to remember VIBGROY

V=violet

I=indigo

B=blue

G=green

R=red

O=orange

Y=yellow

but if we see it opposite than it wold be in the order 

Y=yellow

O=orange                                                                                                
R=red

G=green

B=blue

I=indigo

V=violet

 

 

 

 

 

 

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school-help-needed | Student | Honors

Posted April 13, 2012 at 6:51 AM (Answer #113)

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ROGBIP

Random Oranges Gonna Bomb In Paris

Red Orange Green Blue Indigo Purple

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ayy-dee | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted June 1, 2012 at 2:15 PM (Answer #114)

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In Order......Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet!!!

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inneedofhelp3550 | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted June 6, 2012 at 3:41 PM (Answer #115)

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V : Violet

I : Indigo

B : Blue

G : Green

Y : Yellow

O : Orange

R : Red

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slygirl | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted June 7, 2012 at 3:55 AM (Answer #116)

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For this one you have to recruit you good old friend Roy G. Biv. Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet (I looked it up my science textbook to be sure)
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ilovemusic1225 | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted June 7, 2012 at 4:52 PM (Answer #117)

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I learned the name Roy G. Biv to remember the order. So

R=Red

O=Orange

Y=Yellow

G=Green

B=Blue

I=Indigo

V=Violet

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saadsaeed | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted June 8, 2012 at 5:41 AM (Answer #118)

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you remember by word vibgyor......................

V : Violet

I : Indigo

B : Blue

G : Green

Y : Yellow

O : Orange

R : Red

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iplayball25 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 13, 2012 at 7:47 PM (Answer #119)

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ROY G BIV

R= Red

O= Orange

Y= Yellow

G= Green

B= Blue

I= Indigo

V= Violet

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cool-me | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted June 15, 2012 at 2:27 PM (Answer #120)

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The order of the colors are in the word Vibgyor. which means:


V for violet

I for indigo

B for blue

for green

Y for yellow

O for orange

R for red

 

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smartypants132 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 30, 2012 at 11:53 AM (Answer #121)

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V : Violet

I : Indigo

B : Blue

G : Green

Y : Yellow

O : Orange

R : Red

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iswaryalakshmi | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted July 9, 2012 at 1:18 PM (Answer #122)

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 roygbiv-

r-red

o-orange

y-yellow

g-green

b-blue

v-violet

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susdas | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted July 11, 2012 at 5:04 PM (Answer #123)

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The Order:

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

These colors are the refraction of the white color that it refracts through the prism glass.

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astrosonu | Student | Valedictorian

Posted July 20, 2012 at 9:24 AM (Answer #124)

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the order is ''VIBGYOR''

Violet

Indigo

Blue

Green

Yellow

Orange

Red

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pradhyuman | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 20, 2012 at 12:02 PM (Answer #125)

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The Order Of Colors In A Rainbow is:

The order is ''VIBGYOR''

Violet=V

Indigo=I

Blue=B

Green=G

Yellow=Y

Orange=O

Red=R

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krishnasis123 | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted September 11, 2012 at 1:16 PM (Answer #126)

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The order of the colours of the rainbow is 

Red 

Orange

Green

Blue

Indigo 

Violet

It can be easily remebered by VIBGYOR (or ROY-G-BIV)

Hope this helps :) 

 

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yuhao | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted September 13, 2012 at 2:56 PM (Answer #127)

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red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

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mrmayank | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted September 14, 2012 at 12:41 PM (Answer #128)

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vibgyor r=red o=orange y=yellow g=green b=blue i=indigo v=violet
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twinkysweet30 | Student, Grade 11 | Salutatorian

Posted September 16, 2012 at 6:36 AM (Answer #129)

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The Order is "VIBGYOR"

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

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ishaquethegreat | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 18, 2012 at 6:37 PM (Answer #130)

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Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

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humnameer | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted September 20, 2012 at 6:36 AM (Answer #131)

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V : Violet

I : Indigo

B : Blue

G : Green

Y : Yellow

O : Orange

R : Red

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prashansaranjan | Student, College Freshman | eNoter

Posted October 11, 2012 at 8:45 AM (Answer #132)

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its very easy to remember

v-voilet

i-indigo

b-blue

g-green

y-yellow

o-orange

r-red

just remember the code word VIBGYOR..

the rainbow displays this based on the wavelenths and densities.

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dinolove66 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted October 15, 2012 at 12:16 AM (Answer #133)

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Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo

Violet

my science teacher taught me this :)

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robbymanis | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted October 15, 2012 at 1:14 AM (Answer #134)

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ROYGBIV

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emmy888 | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted October 15, 2012 at 2:57 AM (Answer #135)

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RED

ORANGE

YELLOW

GREEN

BLUE

INDIGO

VIOLET

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loganpa | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted November 3, 2012 at 11:08 AM (Answer #136)

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The colors are easily memorized with the neumonic aid: "Roy-G Biv"  It is scientifically explained as the result of refraction of the pure white light entering the Earth's atmosphere and being "bent" into it's components.  It is important to understand that we are discussing only visible light- or rather light visible to the regular human eye.  It is all based on the wavelength of the individual rays of light.  THe rays are infinite as are rays of each of the "bands of wavelenghts of light.

 

From  lowest energy to highest energy they are:

Red 

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue 

Indigo

Violet

Naturally as the waves are lower energy than red they are called infrared (think of an infrared heater) and higher energy than violet- yes you guessed it- ultraviolet.

 

Culturally, politically, and religiously the colors mean many different things:

God's promise to man 

A colatition of human kind

the gay flag

A path over which lies a fabulus place or a pot of gold!

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ebiano | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted November 5, 2012 at 3:34 PM (Answer #137)

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V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

 

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chili32 | Student | eNoter

Posted November 11, 2012 at 3:19 AM (Answer #138)

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The order is Violet, Indigo, Blue, Gree, Yellow, Orange and Red.

Shortly called as VIBGYOR

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luiji | Student, Grade 11 | Salutatorian

Posted November 12, 2012 at 12:30 PM (Answer #139)

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you know, I think we get it by now...

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unrealown | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted November 15, 2012 at 3:32 AM (Answer #140)

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The Order is "VIBGYOR"

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

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sweetskittles24 | Student, Grade 11 | Salutatorian

Posted December 12, 2012 at 3:03 AM (Answer #141)

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red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet!

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shihan | Student, Undergraduate | Salutatorian

Posted January 21, 2013 at 2:04 PM (Answer #142)

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red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.:)

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aquabubbles | Student | Honors

Posted January 31, 2013 at 4:24 AM (Answer #226)

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just remember ROY G BIV. watch the link. red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

Sources:

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apramey | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted April 30, 2012 at 3:58 PM (Answer #144)

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VIBGYOR

V-voilet

I-indigo

B-blue

G-green

Y-yellow

O-orange

R-red

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melonsmasher | Student, Grade 9 | Valedictorian

Posted June 5, 2012 at 9:22 AM (Answer #146)

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Remember a boy's name :- ROY G BIV
THEN:-

        Red,Orange,Yellow,Green,Blue,Indigo and Yellow

 

 

Hope ur satisfied

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rohanlekhwani | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted July 6, 2012 at 6:05 PM (Answer #148)

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The colours go according to the word VIBGYOR

Violet

Indigo

Blue

Green

Yellow

Orange

Red

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akshansh2709 | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 10, 2012 at 9:13 AM (Answer #149)

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The best trick to remember it is--- "VIBGYOR" which means:-

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

Y=Yellow

O=Orange

R=Red

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mandy-96 | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted July 22, 2012 at 8:23 AM (Answer #150)

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Isn't it ROYGBIV? As in:

Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo

Violet

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pwnd | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted July 22, 2012 at 12:57 PM (Answer #151)

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Infrared

Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo

Violet

Ultraviolet

Sources:

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holyprofrank | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 25, 2012 at 1:24 PM (Answer #152)

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red

orange

yellow

green

blue

indigo

violet

And a pot of gold at the end

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babypink1710 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted July 27, 2012 at 11:05 AM (Answer #153)

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THE ORDER IS AS:

V-Violet

I-Indigo

B-Blue

G-Green

Y-Yellow

O-Orange

R-Red

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astrosonu | Student | Valedictorian

Posted July 27, 2012 at 11:32 AM (Answer #154)

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Sorry! I missed the I....

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salmanameerassadi | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted July 29, 2012 at 7:54 AM (Answer #155)

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VIBGYOR

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dhanno | Student | eNoter

Posted July 30, 2012 at 3:24 PM (Answer #156)

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                                                    violet,indigo,blue,green,yellow,orange,red(VIBGYOR)

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vjs | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted July 30, 2012 at 4:33 PM (Answer #157)

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V-violet

I-Indigo 

B-Blue

G-Green

Y-Yellow

O-Orange 

R-Red

From top to bottom the wave length decreases

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teach721 | Elementary School Teacher | eNoter

Posted August 1, 2012 at 2:09 AM (Answer #158)

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The order of colors in a rainbow can be remembered by the simple acronym "Roy G Biv" also sounding like a guys name which makes it even catchier! The acronym stands for:

Red,Orange,Yellow...Green...Blue,Indigo,Violet

Hope my friend Roy helped :)

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leenaarun | eNoter

Posted August 1, 2012 at 6:46 AM (Answer #159)

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VIBGYOR, it is the simple order to remember the orders of colors of a rainbow. V-violet, I- indigo, B- blue, G- green, Y- yellow, O- orange and R- red.

Rainbow appears after the rainfall where the rain droplet acts as a prism. when the sunlight falls on the rain drop (prism) dispersion of sunlight appears as these colours.

Always rainbow appears in the opposite side of the sun.

 

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eriqah | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted August 5, 2012 at 10:58 AM (Answer #160)

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Occurrence of a rainbow during a spell of rain simultaneous with the sun rays coinciding a colour band of 7 colours across the sky namely

  • Violet
  • Indigo
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Red
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sj606 | Student | eNoter

Posted August 8, 2012 at 9:01 AM (Answer #161)

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Remember R.O.Y.G.B.I.V.

Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet.

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richakrp123 | Student | eNoter

Posted August 11, 2012 at 10:10 AM (Answer #162)

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this is the orrect way       if you say backwords also it is correct

V : Violet                                 R : Red

I : Indigo                                O : Orange

B : Blue                                  Y : Yellow

G : Green                               G : Green

Y : Yellow                               B : Blue 

O : Orange                             I : Indigo

R : Red                                  V : Violet

 

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iloveaskingalexandria | Student | eNoter

Posted August 12, 2012 at 2:51 AM (Answer #163)

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ROYGBIV

Just remember it says:

ROY - G- BIV :) pronounce it :D

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ithj | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted August 12, 2012 at 10:24 AM (Answer #164)

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VIBGYOR

violet

indigo

blue

green

yellow

orange

red

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yusuf786 | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted August 13, 2012 at 5:02 PM (Answer #165)

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Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo

Violet

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d771996 | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted August 14, 2012 at 4:32 PM (Answer #166)

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The order of colours of the rainbow are VIBGYOR :-

V = Violet

I = Indigo

B = Blue

G = Green

Y = Yellow

O = Orange

R = Red

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holly12199 | Student | eNoter

Posted August 15, 2012 at 12:38 PM (Answer #167)

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There are 7 colours of the rainbow, they are:

V : Violet

I : Indigo

B : Blue

G : Green

Y : Yellow

O : Orange

R : Red

They can be rembered by VIBGYOR

 

 

R : Red

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gohzhijie | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted August 17, 2012 at 3:08 AM (Answer #168)

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Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet

(Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain)

 

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jjrichardson | Student, College Freshman | Valedictorian

Posted August 18, 2012 at 10:12 PM (Answer #169)

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a simple acronym will help you to remember the colors of the rainbow. ROY G BIV or red, orange, yellow, green, Blue, Indigo, and Violet.

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hope912 | Student | eNoter

Posted August 20, 2012 at 4:17 AM (Answer #170)

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roygbiv

red

orange

yellow

green

indigo

violet

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greckah | High School Teacher | eNoter

Posted August 20, 2012 at 3:13 PM (Answer #171)

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as what i remember, with mnemonics, it's ROY G BIV. 

red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.

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rashmi0133 | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted August 21, 2012 at 10:59 AM (Answer #172)

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THE ORDER IS VIOLET  INDIGO  BLUE   GREEN  YELLOW  ORANGE  RED .  YOU CAN REMEMBER IT BY THE FORMULA  ''VIBGYOR''

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tonyz98 | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted August 22, 2012 at 2:13 AM (Answer #173)

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I always remember it by Roy G BIV

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kavya--kammana | Student, Grade 12 | Valedictorian

Posted August 23, 2012 at 1:35 PM (Answer #174)

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V Violet

I Indigo

B Blue

G Green

Y Yellow

O Orange

R Red

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givemeheartsmiles | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted August 23, 2012 at 6:30 PM (Answer #175)

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Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo

Violet

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adematteo15 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted August 25, 2012 at 12:17 AM (Answer #176)

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The colors of the rainbow are as follows:

  1. Red
  2. Orange
  3. Yellow
  4. Green
  5. Blue
  6. Indigo
  7. Violet

An easy way to remember it is with the name Roy G. Biv

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sodapopjo | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted August 26, 2012 at 1:00 AM (Answer #177)

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Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet.

One way to remember this is to say Roy G. Biv, as if it is a name.

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cassielargy | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted August 26, 2012 at 4:04 AM (Answer #178)

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Just google a rainbow online and you will find youre answer along with a picture.

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madysin | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted August 27, 2012 at 10:51 PM (Answer #179)

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ROYGBIV... standing for RED ORANGE YELLOW GREEN BLUE INDAGO VIOLET

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mya1029 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted August 31, 2012 at 10:42 PM (Answer #180)

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SO EASY

ROYBGIV OR VIGBYOR

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me1tsush | Student, Grade 12 | Salutatorian

Posted September 1, 2012 at 4:05 PM (Answer #181)

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V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

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aliebow | Student | eNoter

Posted September 2, 2012 at 7:14 AM (Answer #182)

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ROY G BIV

Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet

The entire spectrum of visible light on the electromagnetic spectrum.  The above is in order of longest wavelength of light to shortest.

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hadjartahax | Student, Grade 9 | Salutatorian

Posted September 7, 2012 at 1:09 PM (Answer #183)

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Violet Indigo Blue Green Yellow Orange Red x

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gavchristian | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted September 8, 2012 at 11:58 AM (Answer #184)

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The Order is "VIBGYOR"

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

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kathytieu8479 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted September 9, 2012 at 2:16 AM (Answer #185)

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Use ROY G BIV to help you remember. 

Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo 

Violet

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sahand79 | High School Teacher | eNoter

Posted September 10, 2012 at 5:17 PM (Answer #186)

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red 

orange 

yellow

green 

blue

indigo 

violet

 Or the other way round. :)                     

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brigettegalvez | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted September 21, 2012 at 7:16 PM (Answer #188)

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R= red

O=orange

Y=yellow

G=green

B=blue

I=indigo

V=violet

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chaishreen | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 23, 2012 at 12:00 AM (Answer #189)

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red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

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subhaditya18 | Student | Honors

Posted September 27, 2012 at 8:01 AM (Answer #190)

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According to Newton's colour disc, there are 7 colours in a rainbow. the order is VIBGYOR.

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

Y=Yellow

O=Orange

R=Red

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goanskygurl22 | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted October 1, 2012 at 5:27 AM (Answer #191)

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the rainbow is caused by white light that gets reflected in droplets of water and splits into 7 colors; namely, Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet. That's why we usually see rainbows after rain :) because the sun's rays get reflected by the tiny drops of water still present in the air. :)

Hope this helps <3

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alan588 | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted October 2, 2012 at 5:08 PM (Answer #192)

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Red

orange

yellow

green

blue

indigo

violet

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nissan370z | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 16, 2012 at 10:57 PM (Answer #195)

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ROY G BIV

 

Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo

Violet

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luiji | Student, Grade 11 | Salutatorian

Posted October 17, 2012 at 3:53 AM (Answer #196)

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Just in case you haven't got the point:

Use the acronym ROY G. BIV

Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet.

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melissazamora7 | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted October 18, 2012 at 1:05 PM (Answer #199)

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Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet :) 

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hmshah98knic | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted October 25, 2012 at 1:57 PM (Answer #204)

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The order is as follows:

Violet      V

Indigo     I

Blue        B

Green      G

Yellow      Y

Orange     O

Red          R

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teamreadit | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted October 25, 2012 at 3:49 PM (Answer #205)

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The rainbow have 7 colours which are visible to human sight . But this colours can b mixed to give other complementary colours and secondary colours. Using this as a remembrance ROYGBIV meaning R=red which have the strongest wave lenght. O=Orange, Y=yellow, G=green , also have a stronger wavelength, B=blue, I=indigo, V=violet. Note that Blue, red and yellow are primary colours while the rest are either secondary,intermediate or complementary colours

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muahahah101 | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted October 25, 2012 at 10:19 PM (Answer #206)

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ROYGBIV 

R= Red
O= Orange
Y= Yellow
G= Green
B= Blue
I= Indigo
V= Violet

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plshelpme | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted October 28, 2012 at 9:12 PM (Answer #207)

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Richard           RED

Of                 ORANGE

York              YELLOW

Gave              GREEN                        ROYGBIV

Battle              BLUE

In                 INDIGO

Vain              VIOLET

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manish001 | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted October 30, 2012 at 2:16 AM (Answer #208)

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Its VIBGYOR i.e.

R=red

O=orange

Y=yellow

G=green

B=blue

I=indigo

V=violet

in order of top to bottom

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roborob99 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted October 31, 2012 at 12:10 PM (Answer #209)

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The spectrum of visible light (as in a rainbow), from lomgest wavelenght to shortest wavelength, is ROYGBIV

Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo (although some scientists disagree that indigo exists in the spectrum)

Violet

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atlaswave | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted October 31, 2012 at 1:12 PM (Answer #210)

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The correct order is Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, and Violet. You can learn it using this ROYGBIV or Richard OYork Gave Battle IVain

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carbovader | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted November 1, 2012 at 1:08 PM (Answer #212)

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The order is as follows:

Violet V

Indigo I

Blue B

Green G

Yellow Y

Orange O

Red R

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unrealown | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted November 15, 2012 at 3:33 AM (Answer #213)

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This discussion is massive btw

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generalcody | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted November 21, 2012 at 4:33 PM (Answer #214)

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lol

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sodapopjo | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted November 25, 2012 at 7:17 PM (Answer #215)

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Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet

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hadjartahax | Student, Grade 9 | Salutatorian

Posted November 27, 2012 at 10:11 AM (Answer #217)

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The order is Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet :) x

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nithya73 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted December 27, 2012 at 4:14 PM (Answer #218)

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A rainbow is an optical phonomenon caused by the reflection of light(usually sunlight). The order of colors is(from bottom to top):

V:Violet

I:Indigo

B:Blue

G:Green

Y:Yellow

O:Orange

R:Red

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user2185617 | Student | Honors

Posted January 17, 2013 at 12:14 AM (Answer #223)

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r-red

o-orange

y-yellow

g-green

b-blue

i-indigo

v-violet

i think this will help you.

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sparker454 | Student | Honors

Posted January 31, 2013 at 5:46 PM (Answer #244)

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All you need to do is remember ROY G BIV!

Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue 

Indigo

Violet

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suprabhatdas | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted February 7, 2013 at 2:29 AM (Answer #246)

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VIBGYOR

V-VIOLET.
I-INDIGO.
B-BLUE.
G-GREEN.
Y-YELLOW.
O-ORANGE.
R-RED.

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shivankshekhar | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted February 15, 2013 at 8:39 PM (Answer #247)

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It's VIBGYOR. it means:

V-Violet

I-Indigo

B-Blue

G-Green

Y-Yellow

O-Orange

R-Red

the crt. order from is this because red colour is least deviated so it travells the furthest while blue is deviated maximum so it cannot travel for long distance with same brightness.

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tjbrewer | Elementary School Teacher | (Level 2) Associate Educator

Posted February 17, 2013 at 3:18 AM (Answer #248)

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The Colors in the rainbow order are easy to remember with ROY G. BIV

Red
Orange
Yellow

Green

Blue
Indigo
Violet

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bandana | College Teacher | Honors

Posted February 26, 2013 at 7:22 PM (Answer #252)

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The order of the colour of a rainbow is the order of a spectrum, that is light broken into seven colours when passing through a prism.The order is Violet,Indigo,Blue,Green,Yellow,Orange and Red.It falls into a formula-VIBGYOR.

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sat2010 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted February 27, 2013 at 3:03 PM (Answer #253)

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R-Red

O-Orange

Y-Yellow

G - Green

B - Blue

I - Indigo

V - Violet

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topperoo | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted March 1, 2013 at 5:45 PM (Answer #254)

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You can remember the word VIBGYOUR.

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krishnasis123 | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted September 11, 2012 at 1:18 PM (Answer #187)

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^^^^ hmm sorry ......... i forgot the yellow............ sorry :( 

 

The order of the colours of the rainbow is 

Red 

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo 

Violet

It can be easily remebered by VIBGYOR (or ROY-G-BIV)

Hope this helps :)

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bullbudder | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted October 6, 2012 at 8:17 AM (Answer #193)

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its vibgyor

 

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angelsallu | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted October 14, 2012 at 7:01 PM (Answer #194)

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The order is: V(Violet),
                   I(Indigo),
                   B(Blue),
                   G(Green),
                   Y(Yellow),
                   O(Orange),
                   R(Red).
V-I-B-G-Y-O-R
   Keep going..dude :P

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enoterloveletter | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted October 18, 2012 at 2:43 AM (Answer #197)

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VIBGYOR

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rashmi0133 | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted October 18, 2012 at 4:00 AM (Answer #198)

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vibgyor

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rohankapoor | Student, College Freshman | Honors

Posted October 20, 2012 at 5:27 AM (Answer #200)

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vibgyor

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nanez | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted October 22, 2012 at 5:28 PM (Answer #201)

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Violet

Indigo

Blue

Green

Orange

Red

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generalcody | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted October 23, 2012 at 7:43 PM (Answer #202)

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just to point out, you have to also remember that the colour spectrum goes on forever......................

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kirstydimech13 | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted October 23, 2012 at 9:29 PM (Answer #203)

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You should remember a simple saying: Royce Of York Gave Battle In Vain. therefore substituting the first letter of each word into: Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet. Hope that this has helped you :)

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suzannah304 | Student, Undergraduate | Salutatorian

Posted October 31, 2012 at 4:23 PM (Answer #211)

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VIBGYOR is easier to remember

 

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hadjartahax | Student, Grade 9 | Salutatorian

Posted November 27, 2012 at 10:11 AM (Answer #216)

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so many answers :o

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ayushkhanna | eNoter

Posted December 31, 2012 at 4:39 PM (Answer #219)

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It is in following order :

Violet

Indigo

Blue

Green

Yellow

Orange

Red

Commonly called as VIBGYOR

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user8727419 | eNoter

Posted January 8, 2013 at 8:18 AM (Answer #221)

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there are seven colours in the rainbow.

1. violet

2.indigo

3.blue

4.green

5.yellow

6.orange

7.red

to remember it strongly we can say it in short form vibgyor

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user8035606 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted January 13, 2013 at 6:54 PM (Answer #222)

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the order of the colours of the rainbow is simple.In fact the is an acronym for it.

R-RED

O-ORANGE

Y-YELLOW

G-GREEN

B-BLUE

I-INDIGO

V-VIOLET

 

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wescarlyon337 | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted January 19, 2013 at 3:32 PM (Answer #224)

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The initials ROY G BIV is a way to remember it.

The order simple:

Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet

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nalinidwivedi | Student, College Freshman | Honors

Posted January 23, 2013 at 12:55 PM (Answer #225)

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violet,indigo,blue,green,yellow,orenge,red

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academy633 | College Teacher | Salutatorian

Posted February 6, 2013 at 3:08 PM (Answer #245)

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It can be ROYGBV or it can be VBGYOR depending on whether you are viewing the inner rainbow (about 42 degrees) or the outer rainbow (about 54 degrees).  The outer rainbow is caused by a double reflection inside the water droplet.

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lil-girl23 | Student | eNoter

Posted March 3, 2013 at 8:28 AM (Answer #255)

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It comes in a song.

Red and orange and yellow and green, blue and indigo and violet

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tubee | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted April 29, 2013 at 8:03 AM (Answer #266)

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V : Violet

I : Indigo

B : Blue

G : Green

Y : Yellow

O : Orange

R : Red

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adarshanurag | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted June 23, 2013 at 2:45 PM (Answer #276)

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V - violet

I - indigo

B - blue

G - green

Y - yellow

O -orange

R - red

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ayush1389 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted June 24, 2013 at 3:05 PM (Answer #277)

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  • Red
  • Orange
  • Yellow
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Indigo
  • Violet

It is easy to remember by reading it as VIBGYOR.


The colors are in the opposite way.

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shruthiblues27 | Student | Honors

Posted June 27, 2013 at 2:48 PM (Answer #278)

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red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

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user1057969 | eNoter

Posted July 1, 2013 at 3:20 PM (Answer #279)

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red orange yellow green blue indgo volet

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shahanb | Student, College Freshman | eNoter

Posted July 1, 2013 at 8:13 PM (Answer #280)

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Red, orange, yellow,green,blue indigo, violet 

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aminiasi | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 16, 2013 at 12:51 AM (Answer #281)

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red,orange,yellow,green,blue, indigo and violet.

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nani2006 | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted August 2, 2013 at 3:02 PM (Answer #282)

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Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

 
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nithublr | eNoter

Posted August 22, 2012 at 2:31 PM (Answer #238)

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Oh its so dam easy it is ROYGBIV

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espergel | eNoter

Posted January 2, 2013 at 11:13 PM (Answer #220)

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WHEN IT RAINS AND THEN THE SUN COMES OUT THE  SUNLIGHT IS BROKEN INTO THE SPECTRUM. THE ORDER OF THE RAINBOW'S COLORS ARE red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.

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enoterloveletter | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted January 13, 2013 at 4:30 AM (Answer #243)

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U can either choose

ROY G VIB

or

VIBGYOR

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maxim777 | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted March 17, 2013 at 6:02 PM (Answer #258)

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Rainbow occurs because that sunlight is refracted and reflected in drops of water (rain or fog), floating in the atmosphere. These droplets differently deflect light in different colors (the refractive index of water for a long-wavelength (red) light is less than for the short (purple), so the weakest rejected red light - 137 ° 30 ', and most of all purple - 139 ° 20 '). As a result, the white light into a spectrum (there is dispersion of light). The observer, who stands with his back to the light, sees a colorful glow that emanates from the space in concentric circles (arcs).

Sources:

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sunilkanda | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted April 3, 2013 at 11:04 AM (Answer #259)

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order of rainbow is red,orange.yellow.green.blue,indigo,violet

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marnieflores1976 | eNoter

Posted April 4, 2013 at 11:29 AM (Answer #260)

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Colors of the rainbow in order comprise 7 colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.

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manningj123 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM (Answer #261)

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My five year old knows the correct way of which the colors of the rainbow goes. I've never seen a rainbow start with violet. 

i know right!!!

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user5726268 | eNoter

Posted April 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM (Answer #262)

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simply rainbow colour can be obesrve by word VIBGYOR  and the order is

R- red

O- orange

y- yellow

g- green

B-blue

I- indigo

V- violet

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decent444 | Elementary School Teacher | Honors

Posted April 19, 2013 at 2:44 AM (Answer #263)

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 also learnt as 'VIBGYOR'

V : Violet

I : Indigo

B : Blue

G : Green

Y : Yellow

O : Orange

R : Red

A rainbow is composed of the entire spectrum of colors of visible light, from the longest wavelength, red, to the shortest wavelength, violet. The order of colors in a rainbow is easiest to remember by the following mnemonic (a formula that helps one remember something): ROY G. BIV. R=red, O=orange, Y=yellow, G=green, B=blue, I = indigo, and V=violet. Red is at the top edge of the rainbow and violet is at the bottom edge, with the other colors in between. Rainbows are created both by reflection and refraction (bending) of sunlight in raindrops. As sunlight enters a raindrop, it bends and it is separated into its constituent colors (the colors that comprise white light [ROY G. BIV]. Some of the light—that which travels at a "critical" angle—is reflected off the back of the raindrop. (A "critical" angle is the angle at which sunlight must strike the back of the raindrop, in order to be reflected back to the front of the drop.) Each color strikes the back of the raindrop at a slightly different angle, thus each color emerges from the front of the raindrop at a slightly different angle. Only one color exits from each raindrop at the exact angle necessary to reach the observer's eye. An observer sees only one color at a time reflecting from each raindrop. For this reason, it takes millions of raindrops to create a rainbow.

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salterez | eNoter

Posted April 23, 2013 at 4:50 AM (Answer #264)

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The spectrum of the rainbow is as follows:

Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo

Violet

ROYGBIV

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daveiievad | Honors

Posted April 25, 2013 at 3:50 PM (Answer #265)

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The colors are: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet

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aaana | Student, Undergraduate | Salutatorian

Posted May 2, 2013 at 5:25 AM (Answer #268)

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VIBGYOR

voilet indigo blue green yellow orange red

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pkgslg | Student | eNoter

Posted May 7, 2013 at 12:43 PM (Answer #269)

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The order is "VIBGYOR"

V - Violet

I - Indigo

B - Blue

G - Green

Y - Yellow

O - Orange

R - Red

 

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hadjartahax | Student, Grade 9 | Salutatorian

Posted May 13, 2013 at 11:43 AM (Answer #270)

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red, orange, yellow, greeen, blue, purple (violet)

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user8235304 | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted May 29, 2013 at 8:19 AM (Answer #271)

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VIBGYOR(Violet,Indigo,Blue,Green,Yellow,Orange and Red)

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chaitrasalian | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 29, 2013 at 11:48 AM (Answer #272)

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V - Violet

I - Indigo

B - Blue

G - Green

Y - Yellow

O - Orange

R - Red

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mexicanhospitalbed | Honors

Posted May 31, 2013 at 2:56 AM (Answer #273)

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Brown, grey, yellow, yellow, brown, blue, green, red, red, red, red, red, red, red, red, red, blue, red, red, purple and white.

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aachalgounder | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted June 2, 2013 at 1:49 AM (Answer #274)

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to remember the rainbow colour order, the simplest way is:

R- red

O- orange

Y- yellow

G- green

B- blue

I- indigo

V- violet

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wertzieta | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted June 12, 2013 at 7:40 AM (Answer #275)

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red-orange-yellow-green-blue-indigo-purple

R-O-Y G B-I-P

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bebars | Student, Grade 8 | eNoter

Posted August 12, 2013 at 10:23 PM (Answer #283)

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remember this keyword (vibgyor)

v:violet I:indigo B:blue G:green Y:yellow O:orange R:red

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krishna97 | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted August 16, 2013 at 7:37 AM (Answer #284)

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it"s VIBGYOR

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saumya-dave | Student, Grade 7 | eNoter

Posted August 18, 2013 at 12:36 PM (Answer #285)

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Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet (and reverse in case of double, triple and quaternary rainbows) could be only one color or some colors missed out.

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broadwaybound101 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted August 20, 2013 at 5:51 AM (Answer #286)

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ROY G BIV

Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet

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selmasharafaz | College Teacher | (Level 3) Adjunct Educator

Posted August 20, 2013 at 11:59 AM (Answer #287)

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VIBGYOR: This is the easiest way to remember.

Violet, Indigo, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red.

You must remember though that red is the longest wavelength in the visible spectrum and appears at the top of rainbows and to the left-hand side on a  horizontal wavelength spectrum while violet is the shortest wavelength in the visible spectrum and appears on the bottom of rainbows and to the right-hand side on a horizontal wavelength spectrum. So, reading left to right, the order of the colors is red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet:

ROYGBIV

These are the seven colours on the visible spectrum. Beyond violet are the ultraviolet rays and before red are the infrared rays.

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Miracle_Elizabeth | Student, Grade 8 | eNoter

Posted September 5, 2013 at 11:32 PM (Answer #288)

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ROYGBV

red

orange

yellow

green

blue

violet

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kdmancuso06 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted September 6, 2013 at 2:51 AM (Answer #289)

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The order of the rainbow is ROYGBIV (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet). It is caused by a breakup of white light wavelenght (all colors) when it hits water. It is refracted as it passes through the water droplets in the sky (moisture after rain) and breaks into 7 different sizes of wavelenghts. The largest of the color wavelenght is Red and the smallest is Violet. They have the different sizes due to the amount of energy they come with as they travel from the sun to our eyes! 

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rubiya | eNoter

Posted September 21, 2013 at 10:23 PM (Answer #290)

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R O Y G B I V

RED

ORANGE

YELLOW

GREEN

BLUE

INDIGO

VIOLET

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gelsaied | TA , College Freshman | Honors

Posted September 22, 2013 at 4:36 PM (Answer #291)

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1. Red

2. Orange

3. Yellow

4. Green

5. Blue

6. Violet

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tikclocktok | eNoter

Posted September 26, 2013 at 4:37 PM (Answer #292)

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ROY G BIV

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amysor | TA , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted September 26, 2013 at 11:04 PM (Answer #293)

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ROYGBIV

R- Red

O- Orange

Y- Yellow

G- Green

B- Blue

I- Indigo

V- Violet

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anzheng | TA , Grade 9 | Honors

Posted January 16, 2014 at 6:50 AM (Answer #294)

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The order of the rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

Sources:

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Yojana_Thapa | TA , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted January 25, 2014 at 10:25 PM (Answer #295)

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Orders of colors in the rainbow ROYGBIV

Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo

Violet

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parama9000 | TA , Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted January 26, 2014 at 2:16 PM (Answer #296)

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ROY G BIV--I think there is a song made just for this for piano or song.

RED

ORANGE

YELLOW

GREEN

BLUE

INDIGO

VIOLET

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alexb2 | eNotes Employee

Posted January 26, 2014 at 8:11 PM (Answer #297)

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Here's an image of the colors of the rainbow in order which makes it easy for you to see how they work in order. Enjoy!

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amysor | TA , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted January 29, 2014 at 8:24 PM (Answer #298)

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ROYGBIV

R - Red

0 - Orange

Y - Yellow

G - Green

B - Blue

I - Indigo

V - Violet

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karlalicious | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted January 30, 2014 at 2:21 AM (Answer #299)

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What is the order of colors in a rainbow?

R-O-Y-G-B-I-V

R- Red

O- Orange

Y- Yellow

G- Green

B- Blue

I- Indigo

V- Viole

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Jyotsana | TA , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted February 21, 2014 at 11:33 PM (Answer #300)

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Visible Light- ROYGBIV

Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet

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nicole8923 | TA , Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted February 26, 2014 at 7:49 PM (Answer #301)

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Rainbow- Red, orange, yellow, green. Blue, indigo, violet

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nicole8923 | TA , Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted February 28, 2014 at 12:21 AM (Answer #302)

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The colors of the rainbow are Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo & Violet. An easy way to remember them is through the acronym: ROYGBIV

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decent444 | Elementary School Teacher | Honors

Posted March 5, 2014 at 8:25 PM (Answer #303)

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Roy g biv 

Red orange yellow green blue indigo violet

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nicole8923 | TA , Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted March 6, 2014 at 3:00 AM (Answer #304)

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Red, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Indigo & Violet

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zumba96 | TA , Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted April 29, 2014 at 4:42 AM (Answer #305)

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The sun's light is "white", but the water droplets break it up into seven different colours, always in this order:

RED

ORANGE

YELLOW

GREEN

BLUE

INDIGO

VIOLET

Sources:

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nicole8923 | TA , Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted May 8, 2014 at 11:20 PM (Answer #306)

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Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet 

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rimmery | TA , Undergraduate | Honors

Posted May 14, 2014 at 12:30 AM (Answer #307)

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There are 7 colours.

ROY G. BIV is the acronym used to help remember the colours and their order.

Red

Orange

Yellow

Green

Blue

Indigo

Violet

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acompanioninthetardis | TA , Undergraduate | Valedictorian

Posted May 16, 2014 at 10:48 AM (Answer #308)

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Violet

Indigo

Blue

Green

Yellow

Orange

Red

you can remember this as vibgyor or ROY G BIV

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atyourservice | TA , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted May 31, 2014 at 11:53 PM (Answer #309)

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red,orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet

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arrellbelle | TA , College Sophomore | Valedictorian

Posted June 6, 2014 at 3:13 PM (Answer #310)

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When I was younger, I learned it as red, orange, yellow, green, purple, and blue. Suddenly people are telling me that it wasn't purple, but indigo. Then, when I got into high school, my biology teacher taught us about light and that when light hits a prism, the light is being dispersed into ROYGBIV. In other words, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.

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jess1999 | TA , Grade 9 | Valedictorian

Posted June 15, 2014 at 10:25 PM (Answer #311)

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The rainbow comes from the sunlight spreading out into its spectrum of colors which diverts to our eyes by water droplets. The colors

red

yellow

orange

green

blue

indigo

violet

comes from the sunlight. This property of sunlight was first demonstrated by Isaac Newton.

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jess1999 | TA , Grade 9 | Valedictorian

Posted June 15, 2014 at 10:27 PM (Reply #1)

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i messed it up it's orange before yellow

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nisarg | TA , Kindergarten | Valedictorian

Posted June 19, 2014 at 11:27 PM (Answer #312)

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Its actually ROY G BIV backwards so 

VIBGYOR

Violet

Indigo

Blue

Green

Orange

Red

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ik9744 | TA , Grade 9 | Valedictorian

Posted June 19, 2014 at 11:46 PM (Answer #313)

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V :Violet

I : Indigo

B :Blue

G :Green

Y :Yellow

O :Orange

R :Red

Vibgyor is a very good way to remember the colors! 

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shafiie1012 | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted June 24, 2014 at 6:00 AM (Answer #314)

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Use your own way to remember ROY G BIV. For example, ROY Gave BirthInVenus.

:D 

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rachellopez | TA , Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted June 26, 2014 at 6:59 PM (Answer #315)

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Rainbows are formed when sun rays enter a raindrop and split into colors. This process is called refraction. I learned the abbreviation ROYGBIV in elementary school to remind me the order of the colors of the rainbow. The colors are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet for a total of seven colors.

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melissa1106 | TA , Grade 11 | Salutatorian

Posted June 29, 2014 at 12:28 AM (Answer #316)

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The colors of the rainbow are as follows:

red

orange

green

blue

indigo

purple

Many people have found it easy to use the acronym ROY G BIV. I personally learned that acronym in elementary school in art class. In reverse order the rainbow colors are known as VIB G YOR. 

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crystaltu001 | TA , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted July 1, 2014 at 7:30 PM (Answer #317)

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The colors of the rainbow are 

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet 

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lv1997 | eNoter

Posted July 5, 2014 at 1:30 AM (Answer #318)

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The acronym that I learned was ROY G BIV, ranging from the highest energy (red) to the lowest energy (purple)

R - Red

O - Orange

Y - Yellow

G - Green

B - Blue

I - Indigo

V - Violet

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kevin0001 | TA , Grade 9 | Honors

Posted July 14, 2014 at 4:46 AM (Answer #319)

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The order of the colors of the rainbow is : red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and purple.

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taangerine | TA , Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted July 14, 2014 at 5:14 AM (Answer #320)

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Violet

Indigo

Blue

Green

Yellow

Orange

Red

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topalle | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted July 19, 2012 at 5:53 AM (Answer #232)

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V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

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astrosonu | Student | Valedictorian

Posted July 26, 2012 at 3:26 PM (Answer #233)

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Aneesh is great VBGYOR AND YORGBIV he has explained it. WOW!!

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mashahood | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted August 9, 2012 at 3:28 AM (Answer #236)

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violet,indigo,green,yellow,orange,red

 

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courtypoo111 | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted October 28, 2012 at 3:48 PM (Answer #242)

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I say Red- Orange- Yellow- Green- Blue- Purple!!!

 

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user8727419 | eNoter

Posted January 8, 2013 at 8:30 AM (Answer #250)

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in truth no one can specify the actual order of rainbow

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dickers21 | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted February 25, 2013 at 3:30 AM (Answer #251)

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The way i learned it is; red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple. No indigo ROY G BIV is incorrect, because indigo isn't on the light spectrum.

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mscurry | eNoter

Posted March 4, 2013 at 7:53 PM (Answer #256)

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red orange yellow green blue and purple, sometimes violet

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cait1234 | Student | eNoter

Posted March 10, 2013 at 7:44 AM (Answer #257)

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Red, Orange, Yellow, green, blue , purple :)

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sreetejshetty | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted July 13, 2012 at 8:50 PM (Answer #231)

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The Order is "VIBGYOR"

V=Violet

I=Indigo

B=Blue

G=Green

O=Orange

R=Red

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