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Chapter 29 Question

Usually waves are partly reflected and partly __________ when they fall on a _____________ medium. refracted, transparent
Light energy returns in a _________ _____. reflected wave
Metal surfaces are _______ to light waves. rigid
What is does the law of reflection state? The law of reflection states that the angle of incidence and the anlge of reflection are equal to each other.
Reflection does not affect _________. frequency
A _______ image appears to be in a location where light does not really reach. virtual
What kind of mirror is smaller and farther from the mirror than the object is? A convex mirror.
Make-up mirrors and certain telescopes use what kind of mirror? A concave mirror.
An _________ image is a likeness or a reproduction of an object. image
What happens when light hits a rough surface? The light is reflected in many different directions.
Anything that you look at and you cannot see your image, the surface is not __________. polished
Whether the reflector is diffused or polished, it depends on the __________ of the wave it reflects. wavelength
Sound can be either __________, __________, or __________. absorbed, reflected, transmitted
What is the study of the reflective properties of surfaces? Acoustics.
More sound energy is reflected from a __________ and __________ surface than from a soft and irregular surface. rigid, smooth
Created by: JBrophy