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You slowly back away from a plane mirror at a speed of 0.10 m/s

  1. Jul 8, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    You slowly back away from a plane mirror at a speed of 0.10 m/s
    With what speed does your image appear to be moving away from you?
     
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  3. Jul 8, 2009 #2
    Relative to the plane of the mirror, you move away at a speed of 0.1 m/s and your image moves away at a speed of 0.1 m/s.

    Relative to you, the image is backing away at a speed of 0.2 m/s (=0.1 + 0.1)
    I believe my thinking is correct??
     
  4. Jul 8, 2009 #3

    mgb_phys

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    Correct

    (you can't just say yes because the reply must be 4 characters!)
     
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