When a mirror is rotated at angle q, what wii be the angle ofreflected ray

Asked by sourabhprakash | 27th Feb, 2010, 11:59: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear student,

When turning the mirror by angle q, the reflected ray gets deflected by 2q.This characteristic of plane mirror is used in some magnetic instruments ( declinators and compasses) as well as compensator levels.

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Answered by  | 3rd Mar, 2010, 11:14: AM

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