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State Whether the Following Statement is True Or False: Refraction Occurs Because Light Slows Down in Denser Materials. - Science

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State whether the following statement is true or false:
Refraction occurs because light slows down in denser materials.

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Solution

True.
The refraction of light is due to the change in the speed of light on going from one medium to other. The speed of light ray slows down in denser materials.

Concept: Refraction of Light
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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Physics (Science)
Chapter 5 Refraction of Light
Q 17 | Page 220
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