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Optics Problem

  1. Apr 30, 2013 #1
    Does anyone know how to solve this problem? I tried using the spherical interface formula (n1/p)+(n2/q)=((n2-n2)/R) and I get q=15cm which I cannot seem to relate to the answer provided (23cm). Anyone know the correct way to approach this problem?


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  3. Apr 30, 2013 #2


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    You probably need to account for the flat end of the rod as well.
  4. Apr 30, 2013 #3


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    Is this a Homework problem?
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