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Problem: Show that when light passes from air to water, its wavelength decreases to 0.750 times its original value.

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The wave speed:

v=fλ

The wavelength of the light changes as the medium changes.

The variation of wavelength with the refractive index is:

λ=λ0η

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Show that when light passes from air to water, its wavelength decreases to 0.750 times its original value.

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