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Next Puzzle Posting: March 10th, 2019
FEBRUARY 2019 PUZZLE - "Fishy Encounter"
Submitted by Dave Thomas
A fish whose eyes are one meter below the surface of a river spots a boy. The boy's eyes are one meter above the surface. The horizontal distance between the boy and the fish is two meters. The index of refraction of air is n1 = 1, and that of water is n2 = 4/3.
The February Bonus: What are the angles of incidence (I) and refraction (R)?
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