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optics lesson 2

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Reflection The bouncing back of light into the same medium after striking a smooth surface is called reflection
rough surfaces scatter light
incident ray The incoming ray of light
reflected ray The ray that bounces off the reflecting surface
normal The imaginary line that is perpendicular ( 90 ˚) to the surface
angle of incidence The angle formed by incident ray and the normal
angle of reflection The angle formed by the reflected ray and the normal
The law of reflection Angle of incidence (i) is equal to Angle of reflection(r)
Created by: akhehra