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Problem: The index of refraction of a medium determines the angle light is bent when a beam of light A) reflects off mirrors. B) reflects off glass. C) travels from one medium to another D) bends around corners E) None of the above 

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Refractive index is defined as the speed of light in a vacuum divided by the speed of light in the medium.

Refractive index is expressed as:

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The index of refraction of a medium determines the angle light is bent when a beam of light 

A) reflects off mirrors. 

B) reflects off glass. 

C) travels from one medium to another 

D) bends around corners 

E) None of the above 

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