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# Problem: The figure shows the path of a portion of a ray of light as it passes through three different materials. Note: The figure is drawn to scale. What can be concluded concerning the refractive indices of these three materials? a. n1 &lt; n2 &lt; n3 b. n1 &gt; n2 &gt; n3 c. n3 &lt; n1 &lt; n2 d. n2 &lt; n1 &lt; n3

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The figure shows the path of a portion of a ray of light as it passes through three different materials. Note: The figure is drawn to scale.

What can be concluded concerning the refractive indices of these three materials?

a. n1 < n2 < n3

b. n1 > n2 > n3

c. n3 < n1 < n2

d. n2 < n1 < n3