Problem: Unpolarized light with intensity I0 is passed two polarizing filters. The axis of the first filter is horizontal and the axis of the second filter makes an angle of 36.9° with respect to the horizontal. The intensity of the light after it has passed through the second filter is A) 0.32 I0 B) 0.36 I0 C) 0.40 I0 D) 0.50 I0 E) 0.80 I0 F) None of the above answers

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Unpolarized light with intensity Iis passed two polarizing filters. The axis of the first filter is horizontal and the axis of the second filter makes an angle of 36.9° with respect to the horizontal. The intensity of the light after it has passed through the second filter is

A) 0.32 I0

B) 0.36 I0

C) 0.40 I0

D) 0.50 I0

E) 0.80 I0

F) None of the above answers

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