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red , green, and blue light rays each enter a drop of water from the same direction. which light rays path through the drop will bend the most, and which will bend at least? why?

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  1. anonymous
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    Check this out ---> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Light_dispersion_conceptual_waves.gif Notice how longer wavelengths refract less.

  2. anonymous
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    so the blue one will bend the least?

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    Blue has a longer wavelength than red and green.

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    oh ok thanks

  5. anonymous
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    how about this one

  6. anonymous
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    _______ occurs when light changes direction after colliding with particles of matter

  7. anonymous
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    Reflection. But it could be refraction. Depending on if the matter is reflective or translucent.

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    its not reflection either

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    Or even absorption if the matter is neither translucent of reflective.

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    thanks

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