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This website, from the Physics Classroom, offers a detailed physics tutorial for high school students explaining how images are produced by two mirrors that meet at a right angle. The page gives a thorough description, with images and ray diagrams included. A link leads to a page describing multiple images produced by mirrors that meet at an oblique angle.
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- Geometrical Optics
= Reflection - Flat Surfaces
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
- Reference Material
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Restriction: © 1996 The Physics Classroom
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Keywords: multiple reflection, symmetry
Record Creator: Metadata instance created January 10, 2009 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Jun 30, 2011 by Tom Henderson
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January 11, 2008
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(The Physics Classroom, 1996), WWW Document, (
Right Angle Mirrors (The Physics Classroom, 1996), <>.
APA Format
Right Angle Mirrors. (2008, January 11). Retrieved December 8, 2022, from The Physics Classroom:
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The Physics Classroom. Right Angle Mirrors. The Physics Classroom, January 11, 2008. (accessed 8 December 2022).
MLA Format
Right Angle Mirrors. The Physics Classroom, 1996. 11 Jan. 2008. 8 Dec. 2022 <>.
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