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what is the speed of light in ethyl alcohol, if the index of refraction is about 1.36?

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1 of 3We know the speed is defined as:

$v=\dfrac{c}{n}$

where $n$ is the index of refraction and $c$ is speed of light in a vacuum, defined as $c = 3 \cdot 10^8 \text{ m/s}$.

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