Sam is sitting in her fishing boat watching a trout swim below the surface. She guesses the apparent depth of the trout at 2.0m. She estimates that her eyes are about 1.0 m above the water's surface, and that the angle at which she's observing the trout is 45 degrees.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

a) draw a diagram to show the ACTUAL depth of the trout and the path of light from the trout to Sam's eyes

b) Calculate the actual depth of the trout

MY WORK SO FAR:

ni=1.33 for water (the "i" stands or incident)

nR=1.00 for air (to 3 significant digits) (the "r" stands for refracted)

sinangle1=[(nR)(sinangleR)] divided by ni

=(1.00)(.707) divided by 1.33

=0.534

anglei=32.3degrees

I don't know where to go from here...please help.

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# Homework Help: Calculate the actual depth of the trout

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