Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 28 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 15

Answer

Refraction occurs when light slows down or speeds up, as it is transitioning between different transparent materials. Furthermore, the light must hit the interface obliquely (i.e., not perpendicular to the interface) for refraction to occur.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 526.
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