Asked Dec 25, 2019

A goldfish is swimming inside a spherical bowl of water having
an index of refraction n = 1.333. Suppose the goldfish is
p = 10.0 cm from the wall of a bowl of radius |R| = 15.0 cm,
as in Figure P23.22. Neglecting the refraction of light caused
by the wall of the bowl, determine the apparent distance of
the goldfish from the wall according to an observer outside
the bowl.

Figure P23.22

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R Observer Figure P23.22


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Given info: The refractive index of air is 1.00, the refractive index of water is 1.333, the object distance is 10.0 cm and the radius of curvature is – 15.0 cm. Explanation: Figure below shows the image formation of the fish. Nair= 1.00 "water= 1.333 %3! = 1,333 nwater


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