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Chapter 29 Questions

What is the only mirror that produces a virtual image? Plane mirror
Which mirror curves outward and its image is virtual image? Convex mirror
What do we call multiple reflections of sound that just keep bouncing? Reverberations
Which images will always be inverted? Real images
What is the law of reflection? The angle of incidence equals the angle of reflection.
What happens when light hits a rough surface? The light is reflected in many directions.
Security mirrors and traffic control mirrors are examples of what kinds of mirrors? Convex mirrors
In which mirror do you see a larger and virtual image? Concave mirror
What is an incident ray? A light ray that strikes a boundary.
What term means to spread apart? Diverge
What is diffuse reflection? It's the reflection of light from a rough surface.
What happens to sound energy that is not reflected? It's either absorbed or transmitted.
What is accoustics? The study of reflective properties of surfaces.
What has to happen for a surface to be considerd polished? The surface must be about 1/8 the wavelength of the light that falls on it.
What do we call the line perpendicular to the point where the incident ray strikes the barrier? The normal
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