36CHAPTER OUTLINE36.1Images Formed by FlatMirrors36.2Images Formed by SphericalMirrors36.3Images Formed byRefraction36.4Thin Lenses36.5Lens Aberrations36.6The Camera36.7The Eye36.8The Simple Magnifier36.9The Compound Microscope36.10 The Telescope Image FormationANSWERS TO QUESTIONSQ36.1The mirror shown in the textbook picture produces an invertedimage. It actually reverses top and bottom. It is not true in thesame sense that “Most mirrors reverse left and right.” Mirrorsdon’t actually flip images side to side—we just assign the labels“left” and “right” to images as if they were real peoplemimicking us. If you stand face to face with a real person andraise your left hand, then he or she would have to raise his orher righthand to “mirror” your movement. Try this whilefacing a mirror. For sake of argument, let’s assume you arefacing north and wear a watch on your left hand, which is onthe western side. If you raise your left hand, you might say that
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