Refraction

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image in a plane mirror
an image which is virtual, same size as object, upright, laterally inverted
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laterally inverted
back-to-front
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refraction
the bending of light at an interface
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Why does light refract?
it changes speed when passing into a medium of a different density
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Law of Reflection
angle of incidence = angle of reflection
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diffraction
the bending of waves when they go through a gap or past an edge
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What is the wave equation?
velocity = frequency x wavelength (v = f λ)
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back-to-front

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laterally inverted

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the bending of light at an interface

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Card 4

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it changes speed when passing into a medium of a different density

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Card 5

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angle of incidence = angle of reflection

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