# Physics

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Does blue light or orange light have a larger index of refraction?
Blue light is bent more by a prism than orange light. Does blue light or orange light have a larger index of refraction in glass?

A. Blue
B. Orange

If you know the answer to this, could you also explain why? Looking at a picture of the EM spectrum doesn't seem to be helping me much.

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