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A ray of light is incident normally on the first refracting face of the 'prism of refracting angle A. The ray of light comes out at grazing
emergence. If one half of the prism (shaded position) is knocked off, the same ray will 

 

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Emerge at an angle of emergence sin−1(12sec A/2)
b
Not emerge out of the prism
c
Emerge at an angle of emergence sin−1(12secA/4)
d
None of these

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Correct option is A

μsinA=1×sin90°⇒μ=1sinAandμsinA21×sine=1sinA×sinA2=sinesine=sinA22sinA2cosA2⇒e=sin−1[12secA2]

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