Optics: Law of Reflection
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You are standing up in front of a mirror placed two meters away. What size must the mirror be in order to let you see your whole body from top to bottom? How high is the top edge of the mirror? What happens if you are closer? And if you are taller or shorter?
Contributed by: Bernard Vuilleumier (March 2011)
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"Optics: Law of Reflection"
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: March 7 2011