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The drawing shows a ray of light traveling from point A to point B, in a material that has an index of refraction n1 = 2.28. At point B, the light encounters a different substance whose index of refraction is n2 = 1.64. The light strikes the interface at the critical angle of θc. What is the critical angle θc?   

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Equation for critical angle is,

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Substituting the...

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