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ISBN: 9781938168000

Chapter 27, Problem 88PE

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At the end of Example 27.8, it was stated that the intensity of polarized light is reduced to 90.0% of its original value by passing through a polarizing filter with its axis at an angle of 18.4° to the direction of polarization. Verify this statement.

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