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anonymous

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Why does light bend on the interface of two media if the angle of incidence is 0 i.e if its normally incident?

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  1. anonymous
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    You mean why does light not bend?

  2. anonymous
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    ya..refraction only takes place if the ray is incident obliqule i.e at an angle..why?

  3. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    If you see snell's law sin i / sin r= U. Then if i=0, r=0. If you want a more theoratical explanation, i dunno, wait till somebody gives you one i guess..

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    i want a thperetical expl. bt if i=0 why r=0?

  5. anonymous
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    Well sin i=0 then denominator also 0.

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