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Homework Help: Quiiiiick Questions about mirrors.

  1. Apr 18, 2006 #1
    6-foot tall person stands in front of flat mirror. How tall must mirror be for this person to view his full body/image? <-Yeah, that's a question.
     
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2006
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  3. Apr 18, 2006 #2
    Problem is, this is like more-so of a conceptual question.

    I do know the answer is 3 feet. That's what's so dang confusing... To see your full body/image... I thought 6 feet at first :-p
     
  4. Apr 19, 2006 #3
    It will depend on how far away from the mirror you are standing. The further away you get, the smaller your 'image' gets and so the smaller the mirror can be.
     
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