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The back wall of a home aquarium is a mirror that is a distance of 40.0 cm away from the front wall. The walls of the tank are negligibly thin. A fish, swimming midway between the front and back walls, is being viewed by a person looking through the front wall. The index of refraction of air is nair = 1.000 and that of water is nwater = 1.333. (a) Calculate the apparent distance between the fish and the front wall. (b) Calculate the apparent distance between the image of the fish and the front wall.




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