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Chapter 29 15 cards

When a wave reaches a boundry between two media, usually some or all of the wave counces back into the what? The first medium
What is the law of reflection? States that the angle of incidence equals the angle of reflection
What is a concave mirror? A mirror that curves inward
What is a convex mirror? A mirror that curves outward
What is the bouncing back of a particle or a wave that strikes a boundary between the two media? Reflection
If you are wearing a light blue shirt and you look into a mirror, what color will the shirt in the mirror be? Light blue
What kind of images do plane mirrors produce? Virtual images
What is an image? A likeness or a reproduction of an object
Real images are always _________. inverted
When light is incident on a rough surface, what happens to the reflections? They are reflected in many directions
If the differences in elevations in a surface are small, the surface is considered___________. Polished
What is an echo? Reflected sound
What do you call the angle between the reflected ray and the normal? The angle of reflecion.
What kind of are formed by converging light rays and can be displayed on a screen? A real image
What is the incoming ray called? Incident ray
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