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    The Refraction of Light

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    A horizontal beam of light enters a 45 degree-90 degree-45 degree prism at the center of its long side. The emerging ray moves in a direction that is 34 degrees below the horizontal. What is the index of refraction of this prism?

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    The solution determines the index of refraction of the given prism.