(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A corner reflector is to be made from a triangular prism with index of refraction n = 1.90, as shown in the diagram below. What is the maximum angle, with respect to the normal to the front surface of the prism, (theta), such that total reflection will occur?

http://capa.sci.geneseo.edu/teacher/capalibrary/Graphics/Gtype73/prob02.gif (link to image)

2. Relevant equations

sin(critical angle)=(n1/n2)

3. The attempt at a solution

Tried using that equation, failed miserably.

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# Homework Help: Critical Angle Prism

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