University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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Chapter 34 - Geometric Optics - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 1151: Q34.7


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Work Step by Step

The image formed by mirror A becomes the object for mirror B, and then that image becomes the object for mirror A to form yet another image, and so on. Perfect mirrors do not exist, and any real mirror cannot reflect 100% of the light that falls upon it. The more distant images get dimmer and dimmer, because they are formed by more reflections.
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