Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 28 - Think and Do: 34

Answer

This is a hands-on demonstration.

Work Step by Step

With the 90-degree angle between the mirrors, the image straight ahead of you is not reversed. With the 60-degree mirrors, the image straight ahead of you is reversed. Try it and see! This page contains some additional information, as well as a ray diagram of the 60-degree case: http://web.physics.ucsb.edu/~lecturedemonstrations/Composer/Pages/80.09.html
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