Dispersion by a rectangular prism

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When white light passes through a rectangular prism, will dispersion occur? Will emerging light ray comes out as a single white light ray or as seven different colors?
 

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Drakkith
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As long as the sides the light enters and exits through are at different angles, dispersion will occur.
 

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