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agilleland agilleland
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Light strikes a diamond (n = 2.42) immersed in glycerin (n = 1.473) at an angle of 60 relative to the normal to the surface. What is the angle of refraction?
 a. 20
  b. 60
  c. 32
  d. 64
  e. 15
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4 years ago Edited: 8 months ago, bio_man
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According to Snell's Law

n1*Sin(i) = n2*Sin(r)

Therefore:

1.472*Sin(60) = 2.42*Sin(r)

r = 31.811 degree

Pick 32.

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