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What is the Cause of Refraction of Light? - Physics

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What is the cause of refraction of light?
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Solution

When a ray of light passes from one medium to another, its direction (except for normal incidence) changes because of change in speed of light. Thus, refraction occurs because light travels with different speed in different media.
 
Concept: Refraction of Light - Refraction of Light Through a Glass Block and a Triangular Prism
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Frank ICSE Class 10 Physics Part 2
Chapter 2 Light
Exercise 2.1 | Q 4 | Page 88
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