# Shared Flashcard Set

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EGP 202 Exam 2 Notecards
EGP 202 Exam 2 Notecards
9
Physics
11/19/2012

Term
 Using the laws of reflection it is possible to show that the image formed by an object in front of a plane mirror has what two characteristics?
Definition
 1) It is erect or upright, virtual, and has the same size of the object2) The apparent distance from the mirror to the image is equal to the actual distance from the mirror to the object
Term
 The __________ __________ is located half way between the center of curvature and the center of the mirror.
Definition
 1) Focal point
Term
 In concave mirrors, an object placed outside the focal point produces what result?
Definition
 1) Inverted, larger, real image
Term
 In concave mirrors, an object placed between the mirror and the focal point produces what result?
Definition
 1) Upright, larger, virtual image
Term
 Images formed by convex mirrors can only be __________.
Definition
 1) Virtual
Term
 In focal length:f is positive for __________ mirrorsf is negative for __________ mirrors.
Definition
 1) Concave2) Convex
Term
 In object distance:do is positive if the object is in __________ of the mirror (real object)do is negative if the object is in __________ of the mirror (virtual object)
Definition
 1) Front2) Behind
Term
 In image distance:di is positive if the image is in __________ of the mirror (real image)di is negative if the image is in __________ mirror (virtual object)
Definition
 1) Front2) Behind
Term
 In magnification:m is positive if the image is __________ with respect to the objectm is negative if the image is __________ with respect to the object.
Definition
 1) Upright2) Inverted
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