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Two plane mirrors are hinged along one edge and set at right angles to one another as shown in Figure mentioned. A light ray enters the system, striking mirror 1 with an angle of incidence of 4545^{\circ}. Draw a diagram showing the direction in which the ray will exit the system. This device is called a corner reflector and is the basis for the design of bicycle reflectors and some highway signs.

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The reflected light will be parallel to the incident one.

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