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(Indicates a review question, which means it requires only a basic understanding of the material to answer. Questions without this designation typically involve integrating or extending the concepts presented thus far.) . A light ray in air enters a block of clear plastic as shown in Figure 9.84. Which of the numbered paths represents the correct one for the ra in the plastic? Justify your choice by appealing to the appropriate law(s) of optics.

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Inquiry into Physics

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Ostdiek
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9781337515863
Chapter 9, Problem 28Q
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(Indicates a review question, which means it requires only a basic understanding of the material to answer. Questions without this designation typically involve integrating or extending the concepts presented thus far.)

. A light ray in air enters a block of clear plastic as shown in Figure 9.84. Which of the numbered paths represents the correct one for the ra in the plastic? Justify your choice by appealing to the appropriate law(s) of optics.

Chapter 9, Problem 28Q, (Indicates a review question, which means it requires only a basic understanding of the material to

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To justify the correct path appealing to law of optics.

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The ray is travelling from air to plastic

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We know the law of reflection states that the angel of incident ray equals to angle of reflection...

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