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Solution - You are given kerosene, turpentine and water. In which of these does the light travel fastest? Use the information given in Table. - CBSE Class 10 - Science

ConceptRefraction of Light Refractive Index

Question

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

Material
medium
Refractive index Material medium Refractive

 

index

Air 1.0003 Canada Balsam 1.53
Ice 1.31
Water 1.33 Rock salt 1.54
Alcohol 1.36
Kerosene 1.44 Carbon disulphide 1.63
Fused
quartz
1.46 Dense
flint glass
1.65
Turpentine oil 1.47 Ruby 1.71
Benzene 1.50 Sapphire 1.77
Crown
glass
1.52 Diamond 2.42

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NCERT Science Textbook for Class 10
Chapter 10: Light - Reflection and Refraction
Q: 4 | Page no. 176

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Solution for question: You are given kerosene, turpentine and water. In which of these does the light travel fastest? Use the information given in Table. concept: Refraction of Light - Refractive Index. For the course CBSE
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