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The Angle of Refraction Calculator will calculate the:

- The angle of refraction of light waves when they change medium

θ_{2} = arcsin*c*_{2}*/**c*_{1}× sinθ_{1}

The sine of the refraction angle of light waves when they change medium is degrees. |

The angle of refraction of light waves when they change medium is degrees. |

Sine of Refraction Angle calculation |
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sinθ_{2} = × sinθc_{2}/c_{1}_{1}sinθ _{2} = × sinθc_{2}/c_{1}_{1}sinθ _{2} = × sin(/)sinθ _{2} = × sinθ _{2} = |

Angle of refraction calculation |

θ_{2} = arcsin × sinθc_{2}/c_{1}_{1}θ _{2} = arcsin × sinθc_{2}/c_{1}_{1}θ _{2} = arcsin × sin(/)θ _{2} = arcsin × θ _{2} = arcsinθ _{2} = |

Angle Of Refraction Calculator Input Values |

Speed of light waves in the incident medium (C_{1}) m/s |

Speed of light waves in the medium of refraction (C_{2}) m/s |

Angle of incidence (θ_{1}) rad |

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sinθ_{2} = *c*_{2}*/**c*_{1}× sinθ_{1}

θ_{2} = arcsin*c*_{2}*/**c*_{1}× sinθ_{1}

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