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

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Chapter 34 - Ray Optics - Exercises and Problems - Page 990: 18


$d = 3.2~cm$

Work Step by Step

We can use this formula: $d = (\frac{n_2}{n_1})~d'$ where $d$ is the actual distance and $d'$ is the apparent distance. We can find the actual distance: $d = (\frac{n_2}{n_1})~d'$ $d = (\frac{1.59}{1.00})~(2.0~cm)$ $d = 3.2~cm$
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