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Solution: The index of refraction for red light in water is 1.331 and that for blue is 1.340. If the incident angle of a white light beam is 83°, what is the angle between the red and blue light inside water? a. 0.22° b. 0.75° c. 0.43° d. 0.36°

Problem

The index of refraction for red light in water is 1.331 and that for blue is 1.340. If the incident angle of a white light beam is 83°, what is the angle between the red and blue light inside water?

a. 0.22°

b. 0.75°

c. 0.43°

d. 0.36°