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Ch.29 Questions

Q and A's for Chapter 29

The normal is drawn ____________ to the point where the incident ray strikes the barrier. Perpendicular
What is the angle formed between the incident ray and the normal? Angle of incidence
What is the angle formed between the reflected ray and the normal? Angle of reflection
True or False: A convex mirror is curved outward. True
True or False: A concave mirror makes the image appear smaller. False; larger
What is an echo? Reflected sound
A ___________ image appears to be in a location where light doesn't reach. Virtual
How is a real image formed? By converging light rays and can be displayed on a screen
What is a flat mirror? Plane
What does it mean when waves are refracted? When waves strike the surface of a transparent medium, like water, at an angle, their direction changes.
What does it mean when waves are reflected. Light doesn't travel through a mirror, but is returned by the mirror's surface.
The angle of Reflection equals________? Angle of refraction
True of False: Your image behind a plane mirror is farther then it appears. False; The same distance
What are mirages produceed by? atmospheric refraction
What kind of image is produced by reflection in a plane mirror? Virtual
Created by: emorgan
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