Problem 34.6: Rank the indices of refraction

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Rank the media from smallest index of refraction to largest. You can change the angle of the beam by clicking on the beam source and then click-dragging its hotspot. You can use the movable pink protractor and click-drag to measure angles (angle is given in degrees). Restart.

Problem authored by Anne J. Cox.


Physlets were developed at Davidson College and converted from Java to JavaScript using the SwingJS system developed at St. Olaf College.

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