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Giancoli's Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition
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Light: Geometric Optics
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23-2: Reflection; Plane Mirrors
23-3: Spherical Mirrors
23-4: Index of Refraction
23-5: Refraction; Snell's Law
23-6: Total Internal Reflection
23-7 and 23-8: Thin Lenses
23-9: Lens Combinations
23-10: Lensmaker's Equation

Question by Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Ed., ©2014, Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education Inc., New York.
Problem 4
Q

A person whose eyes are 1.72 m above the floor stands 2.20 m in front of a vertical plane mirror whose bottom edge is 38 cm above the floor, Fig. 23–53. What is the horizontal distance xx to the base of the wall supporting the mirror of the nearest point on the floor that can be seen reflected in the mirror?

Problem 4.
Figure 23-53.
A
62 cm62 \textrm{ cm}

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