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Discussing the Law of Mirrors

Question: How does a rear view mirror work? What mechanism takes place using the law of mirrors?

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If you stand in front of a normal window in your house at night (inside the house, with the indoor lights on), you will be able to see your reflection in the glass quite clearly. A car's mirror takes advantage of that same effect. The mirror is not ground flat, the ...

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This solution is comprised of a full explanation to clearly describe the mechanism which is responsible for the function that a rear view mirror provides. This response is around 200 words in length.