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  1. Jan 14, 2007 #1
    hi.i m kinda new at this but i really need help in physics.i m stuck so much.ok i have tried this question but i dont get it even though i have followed the steps that is shown in the book.
    A layer of olive oil (n=1.47) floats on water. What is the critical angle for a ray directed from the oil to the water? plz anser ths for me asap.
    another question: A diamond is dropped into water. The index of refraction for diamond is 2.42. If light strikes the diamond at an angle of incidence of 60.0 degrees wht will be the angle of refraction in diamond?
    ok so i will look forwrd to wht u have 2 say 4 this.bye
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  3. Jan 14, 2007 #2


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