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    Optics/Prism problem

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    A light beam enters a 30 - 60 - 90 degree plastic prism of index of refraction 1.45
    with an angle of 32.8o with the face as shown. The prism is in air.

    (refer to attached picture)
    1.) Sketch the path of the beam as it passes through the prism.
    2.) Find the angle the beam makes with the diagonal surface after it exits the prism.

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    This solution includes a sketch of the path of a beam as it passes through a prism, and the calculation to find the angle a beam makes with the diagonal surface after it exits the prism.

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