Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0133942651
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Chapter 34 - Ray Optics - Exercises and Problems - Page 990: 10


The liquid's index of refraction is $~~1.37$

Work Step by Step

We can use Snell's Law: $n_2~sin~\theta_2 = n_1~sin~\theta_1$ $n_2 = \frac{n_1~sin~\theta_1}{sin~\theta_2}$ $n_2 = \frac{(1)~sin~37^{\circ}}{sin~26^{\circ}}$ $n_2 = 1.37$ The liquid's index of refraction is $~~1.37$
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