Why Is an Apple Red?

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Different objects absorb different wavelengths of light. An apple appears to us as being red because the Apple actually absorbs the red wavelength.
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Red apples are colored by carotenoids and anthocyanins, which are pigments that aid photosynthesis.
All plants and trees contain a substance called chlorophyll which determines their pigment on the outside. For apples, the chlorophyll is what makes them red. Some apples are red, some green and shades of yellow.
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