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a. At what angle does the light reaching the edge of the pool leave the water?
b. Does this cause the light viewed from this angel to appear deeper or shallower than it actually is?
a. Find the angles of refraction for these two colors.
b. Compare the difference in angles to that for diamond found in problem 25.
c. Use the results to explain why diamonds are said to have "fire."
Resources for physics students are available through links on the
Physics Home Page. Such resources include the Multimedia
Physics Studios (a collection of animations and movies which
illustrate key physics concepts) and The
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This page created by Suzanne Webb of Glenbrook South High School.
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This page last updated on 4/27/99.