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## Homework Statement

A 4.0m wide swimming pool is filled to the top. The bottom of the pool becomes completely

shaded in the afternoon when the sun is 20 degrees above the horizon. How deep is the pool?

## Homework Equations

[tex]\theta[/tex] = arcsin(n2/n1)

n1sin[tex]\theta[/tex]1= n2sin[tex]\theta[/tex]2

## The Attempt at a Solution

The main thing that I don't understand about this problem is that if the bottom of the pool

is shaded then that means light is not reaching the bottom right? I have only seen problems where something under the surface emitting light has total internal reflection.

Could somebody please explain this to me.

Thanks in advance.