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## Homework Statement

A ray of light passes through a prism, making the minimum angle of deviation. The rays enter and emerge at 37degree from the normal to the surface. What is the index of refraction of the material, if the prism angle is 50degree?[/B]

## Homework Equations

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## The Attempt at a Solution

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(1.0)Sin(37)=1.33(Sin_2) = 0.45 with an angle of 27 degree

I know i need to solve for one of the "N" . I am confused as to which N do i solve for and do i still use the standard of 1 and 1.33 for N?

I have no idea how to rotate the image so i apologize in advance for the neck breaker.

Thank you for your help

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