Problem: Unpolarized light with intensity 4.00 W/m2 is incident to two polarizing filters. The axis of the first filter is vertical. What is the angle between the vertical direction and the axis of the second filter if the intensity of the light after it passes through the second filter is 1.25 W/m2?

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Unpolarized light with intensity 4.00 W/m2 is incident to two polarizing filters. The axis of the first filter is vertical. What is the angle between the vertical direction and the axis of the second filter if the intensity of the light after it passes through the second filter is 1.25 W/m2?

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