Goniometry and trigonometry - math word problems

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  • Refractive index
    lomSvetla The light passes through the interface between air and glass with a refractive index of 1.5. Find: (a) the angle of refraction if light strikes the interface from the air at an angle of 40°. (b) the angle of refraction when light strikes the glass interfa
  • Traffic laws
    car_lights Under traffic regulations, car lights can illuminate the road up to a maximum of 30 m. To check the reach of the dipped-beam lights of their car, Peter stopped car at 1.5 m from the wall. The dipped-beam headlights are 60 cm high. At what height on the wa
  • Black building
    talapka_cierna_stavba Keith built building with a rectangular shape 6.5 m × 3.9 m. Calculate how much percent exceeded the limit 25 m2 for small building. Building not built in accordance with the law is called "black building". Calculate the angle that the walls were clenchi

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