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Image reflected from cone interior with r=h

  1. Apr 11, 2009 #1
    Consider a cone's surface with its vertex subtending a right angle and its base removed. If its interior were silvered, how would an observer on the axis of symmetry appear in its reflection?
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  3. Apr 12, 2009 #2


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    Hi Loren Booda! :smile:

    Hint: try it for two planes at 90º first.
  4. Apr 12, 2009 #3
    Hi back at ya!

    Th vanity mirror is where I got the reflective cone idea in the first place, but - regarding images - am unable to extend the former situation to that of the latter.
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