College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 22 - Problems - Page 863: 11


The index of refraction of topaz is $1.62$

Work Step by Step

We can find the index of refraction of topaz: $n = \frac{c}{v}$ $n = \frac{3.0\times 10^8~m/s}{1.85\times 10^8~m/s}$ $n = 1.62$ The index of refraction of topaz is $1.62$.
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