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Lateral inversion

  1. Oct 19, 2009 #1
    we keep a clock in front of the mirror,if lateral inversion occurs,what will happen?
     
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  3. Oct 19, 2009 #2

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    You mean other than the fact that you'll see a mirror image of the clock face?
     
  4. Oct 20, 2009 #3
    when you keep letters in front of mirrors,lateral inversion occurs,
    so this should happen for clocks as well.
     
  5. Oct 24, 2009 #4
    here, i ask again, lateral inversion in clock kept in front of mirror?
     
  6. Oct 24, 2009 #5

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    Sorry, but I don't think anybody understands your question. If you're wondering whether you'll see a mirror image of a clock when you hold it in front of a mirror, the answer is yes, as I've already told you. The image of *anything* in a mirror is going to be mirrored (not surprisingly). If you are unsure, why don't you just perform an experiment to determine the answer to your question? Hold a clock up in front of a mirror and look at the image of the clock face.
     
  7. Oct 27, 2009 #6
    ill be clear now..when i kept the clock in front of the mirror,5:15 appeared as 6:15 on the
    left ,i am not totally convinced about the concept of lateral inversion,please explain it .
     
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