Forums Assignment Help Why does a straight stick look bent when a part of it is immersed in water ?

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    Why does a straight stick look bent when a part of it is immersed in water ?

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    The rays of the light passing from a rare medium to a dense medium change their course due to refraction, where the rays coming from stick in water come in air at surface they get displaced away from perpendicular as our eyes see straight way so the stick seems bent.

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