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  1. term for the center of the sphere that contains the mirror surface
  2. term for the length of any radius in a mirror surface
  3. term for the center of the mirror surface
  4. term for a mirror whose reflecting surface has the shape of a parabola
  5. term for reflection that produces images like those you see in a mirror
  6. term for any line through C other than the principal axis, such as CD
  7. While a beam of light is made up of an infinite number of light rays, the image can be located in a ___ ____.
  8. law which states that the incident ray, the normal to the surface, and the reflected ray lie in the same plane
  9. the equation that is generally used to determine where the image of a given object will be formed
  10. term for the ratio of the reflected light to the total light falling on a surface
  11. If light crosses a boundary and travels through a new medium, the light is _____.
  12. term for the bright spot at the focal point
  13. type of mirror that is used in radar receivers, satellite dishes, and reflecting telescopes
  14. Reflectance is lowest for ____ or _____ surfaces.
  15. term for the focus of any bundle of parallel rays arriving at a small angle with the principal axis
  16. term for M, which tells whether an image is enlarged or reduced in relation to an object
  17. term for a line drawn perpendicular to the surface at the point where the light impinges on the surface
  18. two kinds of reflection
  19. term for the imperfect distinctness of the image formed by any spherical mirror, whether concave or convex
  20. Light may strike a particle of matter and be ____ as it is transformed into vibrational or heat energy in the particle.
  21. If light reaches a boundary between mediums and returns to the medium it was previously passing through, the light is ____.
  22. term for a ray that follows a path parallel to the principal axis
  23. Reflectance is highest for ____ surfaces.
  24. term for the point at which a screen properly situated would show an image of the light source
  25. term for curved mirrors forming a portion of a spherical surface
  26. Three characteristics of a reflected image in a plane mirror:
    1.) It is ____.
    2.) It is neither _____ nor _____.
    3.) It has _____.
  27. term for reflection that is caused by unevenness in the reflecting surface and produces no clear images
  28. term for the line that joins the vertex and the center of curvature
  29. term for an image through which no light can pass
  30. term for a ray that travels through a focal point to the mirror and reflects parallel to the principal axis
  31. law which states that the angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection
  32. A spherical mirror is ____ if the reflecting side is on the inside of the spherical surface.
  33. term for the distance between the focal point and vertex
  34. term for the measure of the size of a mirror
  35. term for any object providing the light being reflected by a mirror
  36. term for the ray diagram that is easiest to draw
  37. term for the ray that follows a secondary axis through the center of curvature
  38. term for an image formed by light actually passing through a point, such as an image projected on a screen
  39. Instead of being absorbed by a particle light may be ______, spreading randomly into many rays moving outward from the particle.
  40. A spherical mirror is ____ if the reflecting side is on the outside of the spherical surface.
  41. term for a mirror with a flat reflecting surface