Jiso P.

asked • 07/28/20

Physics Energy Question

A ray of light strikes a side of lucite ( = 1.50) prism at 40° as shown below. Find the angle that the light leaves the prism.


The prism is a isosceles with a degree of 70 at the top.

Sidney P.

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Without figure, need to know if incoming ray is above or below the normal by 40 degrees
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Sidney P.

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To be clear, angle of incidence theta-1 is 90 - 40 = 50 because these angles are always measured from a line perpendicular to the surface.
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