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A material which light can pass through in straight lines.

Transparent

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A material which light cannot pass through because it is reflected or absorbed.

Opaque

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Color that reflects all light

White

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Color that absorbs all light

Black

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Red, blue, and green light produce all other color of the spectrum.

Additive primary colors

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Two colors added together to create white.

Complementary colors

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When mixed create all the colors of the spectrum.

Subtractive primary colors

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The angle of reflection equals the angle of incidence.

Law of Reflection

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Incoming light Ray

Incident Ray

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Outgoing light Ray

Reflected Ray

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Imaginary line that bisects the incident and reflected rays.

Normal

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Angle between the incident ray and the normal.

Angle of incidence

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Angle between the reflected ray and the normal.

Angle of reflection

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The classification of electromagnetic waves according to frequency.

Electromagnetic Spectrum

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An image caused by light rays that appear to meet but do not actually do so, cannot be projected on a screen.

Virtual image

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Surfaces that curve outward, the image will appear smaller and virtual.

Convex mirror

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Surfaces that curve inward, image appears larger than it actually is, forms real and virtual images.

Concave mirror

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The light rays actually meet, can be projected onto a screen.

Real image

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Image is virtual, right side up, backwards

Flat or plane