(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A light ray is incident from air onto a glass surface with an index of refraction n = 1.56. Find the angle of incidence for which the corresponding angle of refraction is one-half the angle of incidence. Both angles are defined with the normal to the surface.

2. Relevant equations

n = sin a1/sin a2 (Snell's Law)

sin(a + b) = (sin a x cos b) + (cos a x sinb)

sin(2a) = 2 sin a cos a

3. The attempt at a solution

Somehow you plug in the double angle formula into snells law. but I don't understand how this is a down. a breakdown of the equations used to solve problem would be extremely helpful :)

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# Homework Help: Using a double angle formula with Snell's Law

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