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You are given kerosene, turpentine and water. In which of these does the light travel fastest ? Use the information given in Table 10.3.

You are given kerosene, turpentine and water. In which of these does the light travel fastest ? Use the information given in Table 10.3.

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Pawan Prajapati
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one year ago
For kerosene, n = 1.44 For turpentine, n = 1.47 For water, n = 1.33 Because water has the lowest refractive index, therefore light travels fastest in this optically rarer medium than kerosene and turpentine oil.

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