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MCAT Physics – Refraction

  • by Kerry Goldstein
  • Mar 02, 2015
  • MCAT Blog, MCAT Physics, MCAT Question of the Day

physics - refraction

I.    The angle of incidence
II.    The index of refraction for air
III.    The index of refraction for glass

A.    I only
B.    I and II only
C.    II and III only
D.    I, II, and III

Explanation

physics - refraction explanation

Therefore, you must only know the index of refraction for air and glass in order to solve for the critical angle making C the correct answer.

 

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