04/21/2014 OPTICS - Reflection And Plane Mirrors

10 Questions
04/21/2014 Optics - Reflection And Plane Mirrors
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
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  • 3. 
     The law of reflection – The angle of incidence is ______________ to the angle of reflection
  • 4. 
    In ray diagrams each arrow represents a “ray” of ____________________.
  • 5. 
     Light gets reflected from a surface at the _______________ angle it hits it.
  • 6. 
    _______________ (Specular) Reflection:  Reflection of light off a smooth surface
  • 7. 
      ___________ Reflection: Refection of light off an irregular surface
  • 8. 
     A ray diagram is a method used to determine where an image will _________________ when an object is viewed through a mirror or lens
  • 9. 
    Since we know light travels in a straight line our brains think that the source is actually behind the mirror. This is called a _______________  _______________ because the image location we perceive is not real
  • 10. 
    The orientation of an image in a plane mirror is flipped horizontally and in reverse order. This is called _____________   _______________.