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Problem: Part AWhat is the speed of light in ethyl alcohol (n = 1.36)?Part BWhat is the speed of light in lucite (n = 1.50)?Part CWhat is the speed of light in crown glass (n = 1.52)?

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Speed of light is given by:

$\overline{){\mathbf{v}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{c}}{\mathbf{\eta }}}$

Where c is the speed of light in a vacuum, c = 3.0 × 108 m/s

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Problem Details

Part A

What is the speed of light in ethyl alcohol (n = 1.36)?

Part B

What is the speed of light in lucite (n = 1.50)?

Part C

What is the speed of light in crown glass (n = 1.52)?