speed of light in water


by wakejosh
Tags: light, speed, water
wakejosh
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Apr24-07, 03:45 PM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
what is the speed of light through water? (the index of refraction is 1.333)


2. Relevant equations
speed of light/speed of light in X = index of refraction of X


3. The attempt at a solution

3x10^8/x = 1.333

x= 2.25 x 10^8


just looking for a double check to make sure I did this right. thanks,
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neutrino
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Apr24-07, 03:47 PM
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You did it right.


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