Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 23 - Light: Geometric Optics - Questions: 12

Answer

See answer. The fish appears to be closer to the viewer than it actually is.

Work Step by Step

In the diagram, the fish is actually farther from the interface than its image, closer to the right hand side of the page. The light rays from the fish bend away from the normal, i.e., downward, as they leave the water.
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