Law of Refraction?

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Homework Statement


Imagine a fish in the lake. And assume that the surface of the water is absolutely flat--no waves at all. Draw a picture and describe what the fish should see. Can the fish see someone standing on the shore of the lake?


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I think that using the law of refraction I can solve this somehow, but I'm not really sure where to start. Could someone please help me out. Thank you.
 

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Dick
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What do YOU think? The forum rules say no one can help you until you start the problem. Even making a mistake would be helpful.
 
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Think about it, what is a perfectly flat surface of water with no waves a metaphoric equivalent to?
 

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