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Answer to Question #23405 in Other Physics for jess kinsman

Question #23405
About how much light is reflected from a glass or water surface if the incident light is perpendicular to the surface? Answer a. No light is reflected. b. Less than 1%. c. About 5%. d. About 30%.
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The reflection coefficient for reflection at normal incidence for glass (n=1.5) - air (n=1) interface is equal to 4% (from the Fresnel

so the answer is c - About 5%

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