Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 29 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 19

Answer

Much of the reflected light is polarized.

Work Step by Step

The polarization direction is parallel to the direction of the reflecting surface. This is discussed on page 556, and diagrammed in Figure 29.33.
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