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    Geometrical Optics (Reflection of Light)

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    Standing 2.0 m in front of a small vertical mirror, you see the reflection of your belt buckle, which is 0.70 m below your eyes. What is the vertical location of the mirror relative to the level of your eyes and what angle do your eyes make with the horizontal when you look at the buckle? If you now move backward until you are 6.0 m from the mirror, will you see the buckle, or will you see a point on your body that is above or below the buckle? explain (please include equations)

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    The geometric optics are analyzed. In a few sentences, the solution to the problem are carefully explained.