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Problem: Which one of the following is an accurate statement about light?a) When light strikes a surface at Brewster's angle, only the reflected light is 100% polarized.b) When light strikes a surface at Brewster's angle, the reflected and transmitted light are both 100% polarized.c) When light strikes a surface at the critical angle, all the light passes through the surface.d) When light strikes a surface at Brewster's angle, it is completely reflected at the surface.e) When light strikes a surface at the critical angle, only the reflected light is 100% polarized.

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Light striking a surface at Brewster's angle is only the reflected light.

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Which one of the following is an accurate statement about light?

a) When light strikes a surface at Brewster's angle, only the reflected light is 100% polarized.

b) When light strikes a surface at Brewster's angle, the reflected and transmitted light are both 100% polarized.

c) When light strikes a surface at the critical angle, all the light passes through the surface.

d) When light strikes a surface at Brewster's angle, it is completely reflected at the surface.

e) When light strikes a surface at the critical angle, only the reflected light is 100% polarized.

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