Reflection – Practice


1) Mirrors can be used at narrow intersections so cars can see oncoming traffic. Using the diagram below, add in a mirror, an incident ray from car 1 and a reflected ray toward car 2:

2) What is the angle of incidence in the diagram below?

3) A light ray strikes a flat mirror at an angle of 65° measured from the surface. What is the angle of reflection?

4) Complete the diagram below to illustrate how the law of reflection applies to a curved surface: 

Quick Answers:

1) See worked answer below

2) 69º 

3) 25º

4) See worked answer below

Worked Answers:

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