A student was asked to explain how a prism separates white light into its separate colors. The student explanation is below but contains a few mistakes that have been underlined. Re-write the student explanation and correct any errors that you find.

When a beam of white light enters a glass prism, the light waves increase in speed which causes them to bend and reflect inside the glass. White light is actually made up of a combination of different frequencies of light that bend at the same angle. When the light leaves the prism, it bends again, and it is separated into each different color and frequency forming a spectrum that looks like a rainbow.

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