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What will happen if light travels from medium 1 to medium 2 and speed of light is less in medium 2?  



A. Bend towards the normal
B. Bend away from the normal
C. Undergo total internal reflection
D. Have an angle of reflection smaller than the angle of incidence
E. Have an angle of reflection greater than the angle of incidence

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Asked by Denise_nambiar, Last updated: Oct 20, 2020

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Daniel Collingwood

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Answered Dec 13, 2017

(B) Bend away from the normal.

When light travels from a rarer to denser medium then the ray of light will bend away from the normal.

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John Adney

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Answered Oct 28, 2017

The light ray is moving from denser to rarer medium so the light ray will

refract away from the normal

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denise_nambiar2122

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Answered Oct 28, 2017

Refract towards the normal
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