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  1. second law of reflection
  2. spherical aberration
  3. reflectance
  4. white
  5. virtual image
  6. reflected
  7. transmitted
  8. point source
  9. specular reflection (regular reflection)
  10. secondary axis
  11. radius of curvature
  12. first law of reflection
  13. specular reflection and diffuse reflection
  14. focal length
  15. principal rays
  16. aperture
  17. upright, enlarged, reduced, depth
  18. convex
  19. ray diagram
  20. normal
  21. focal plane
  22. vertex
  23. concave
  24. plane mirror
  25. lateral magnification
  26. black, transparent
  27. parallel ray
  28. diffuse reflection
  29. focal point
  30. parabolic mirror
  31. principal axis
  32. absorbed
  33. mirror equation
  34. real image
  35. spherical mirrors
  36. focal ray
  37. scattered
  38. center of curvature
  39. point image
  40. central ray
  1. a If light crosses a boundary and travels through a new medium, the light is _____.
  2. b term for M, which tells whether an image is enlarged or reduced in relation to an object
  3. c A spherical mirror is ____ if the reflecting side is on the inside of the spherical surface.
  4. d term for any object providing the light being reflected by a mirror
  5. e term for a ray that travels through a focal point to the mirror and reflects parallel to the principal axis
  6. f Reflectance is lowest for ____ or _____ surfaces.
  7. g term for reflection that produces images like those you see in a mirror
  8. h Light may strike a particle of matter and be ____ as it is transformed into vibrational or heat energy in the particle.
  9. i term for the ratio of the reflected light to the total light falling on a surface
  10. j term for the center of the mirror surface
  11. k Three characteristics of a reflected image in a plane mirror:
    1.) It is ____.
    2.) It is neither _____ nor _____.
    3.) It has _____.
  12. l term for curved mirrors forming a portion of a spherical surface
  13. m A spherical mirror is ____ if the reflecting side is on the outside of the spherical surface.
  14. n term for the ray that follows a secondary axis through the center of curvature
  15. o term for a ray that follows a path parallel to the principal axis
  16. p term for any line through C other than the principal axis, such as CD
  17. q term for the point at which a screen properly situated would show an image of the light source
  18. r law which states that the angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection
  19. s the equation that is generally used to determine where the image of a given object will be formed
  20. t Instead of being absorbed by a particle light may be ______, spreading randomly into many rays moving outward from the particle.
  21. u term for a mirror whose reflecting surface has the shape of a parabola
  22. v If light reaches a boundary between mediums and returns to the medium it was previously passing through, the light is ____.
  23. w term for an image through which no light can pass
  24. x While a beam of light is made up of an infinite number of light rays, the image can be located in a ___ ____.
  25. y term for a line drawn perpendicular to the surface at the point where the light impinges on the surface
  26. z term for the ray diagram that is easiest to draw
  27. aa term for the distance between the focal point and vertex
  28. ab term for the focus of any bundle of parallel rays arriving at a small angle with the principal axis
  29. ac Reflectance is highest for ____ surfaces.
  30. ad term for the measure of the size of a mirror
  31. ae term for reflection that is caused by unevenness in the reflecting surface and produces no clear images
  32. af term for an image formed by light actually passing through a point, such as an image projected on a screen
  33. ag term for a mirror with a flat reflecting surface
  34. ah law which states that the incident ray, the normal to the surface, and the reflected ray lie in the same plane
  35. ai term for the imperfect distinctness of the image formed by any spherical mirror, whether concave or convex
  36. aj two kinds of reflection
  37. ak term for the bright spot at the focal point
  38. al term for the center of the sphere that contains the mirror surface
  39. am term for the line that joins the vertex and the center of curvature
  40. an term for the length of any radius in a mirror surface