Register to reply

Mirrors Reflection

by Edgar White
Tags: mirrors, reflection
Share this thread:
Edgar White
#1
Dec14-05, 08:43 PM
P: 4
Hello,

I was wondering how to find the minimum height of a mirror so somebody of height H that is at a distance D of the mirror sees himself from head to toes.

Anybody can help me out ? Thanks !
Phys.Org News Partner Science news on Phys.org
NASA team lays plans to observe new worlds
IHEP in China has ambitions for Higgs factory
Spinach could lead to alternative energy more powerful than Popeye
Dmstifik8ion
#2
Dec14-05, 10:00 PM
P: 196
Consider that the angle of line of sight from the eye to the mirror and back to the person would be divided between the distance to the mirror and the distance back to the reflected image.

Also note that the angle of reflection changes as the distance changes.


Register to reply

Related Discussions
Reflection with mirrors Introductory Physics Homework 2
Light Reflection Through Mirrors Introductory Physics Homework 1
Melting Mirrors & Reflection General Physics 3
Reflection in Mirrors AAARRRGHHHH Introductory Physics Homework 1
Reflection,Refraction,Total Internal Reflection,Diffraction Introductory Physics Homework 2