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# Problem: What is true about the refractive index of a medium?A. It increases with an increase in angle of incidence.B. It decreases with a decrease in angle of refraction.C. It decreases with an increase in angle of indicence,D. It is independent of any change in angle of incidence or angle of refraction.E. It increases with a decrease in angle of refraction.

###### FREE Expert Solution

The Refractive index of a medium is expressed as:

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

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###### Problem Details

What is true about the refractive index of a medium?

A. It increases with an increase in angle of incidence.

B. It decreases with a decrease in angle of refraction.

C. It decreases with an increase in angle of indicence,

D. It is independent of any change in angle of incidence or angle of refraction.

E. It increases with a decrease in angle of refraction.