23) C

The equation for speed (c) with relation to wavelength (λ) and frequency (ƒ) is:

c = ƒ x λ

ƒ = c/λ

Speed of red light in glass = 2c/3

Now, wavelength is directly proportional to speed. Since speed decreases, wavelength also decreases by by same amount.

Wavelength of red light in air = λ

Wavelength of red light in glass = 2λ/3

Frequency = (2c/3) ÷ (2λ/3) = 2c/3 x 3/2λ = 6c/6λ = c/λ

Since blue light refracts more than red light, speed of blue light in glass must be smaller than speed of red light in glass.

c (blue light) < c (red light)

c (blue light) < 2c/3

Hence, C is the answer

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