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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