Reflection and Mirrors

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rays

_____ are straight lines that represent light waves.

regular

When rays strike a flat surface, _________ reflection occurs.

diffuse

When rays strike a rough surface, ________ reflection occurs

plane

A regular, smooth, flat mirror is called a _______ mirror

regular

Plane mirrors use _______ reflection to produce images.

virtual

The image produced by a plane mirror is ______ (not real)

plane

____ mirrors produce images that are upright, the same size, but have reversed left and right sides.

concave

_____ mirrors are curved like the inside of a bowl

Convex

_______ mirrors curve outward

virtual

Convex mirrors always produce ______ images. (virtual or real)

convex

Rear-view car mirrors are an example of a _________ mirror

concave

the front of a spoon is an example of a ________ mirror.

convex

The library has a ________ mirror

convex

The back of a spoon is a ________ mirror

regular

If the sun's rays hit a smooth lake, then _______ reflection happens

diffuse

If the sun's rays hit a smooth lake, then _______ reflection happens

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