Mission RM3: Plane Mirror Ray Tracing

Mission RM3 pertains to the manner in which light reflects off a plane mirror in order to produce an image. The mission consists of 34 questions organized into 10 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...


Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to identify where an eye must sight to view an image of an object and to trace the path of light from the object to the eye.
    The student should be able to use the line of sight method to determine what objects an eye can see when sighting in a mirror.


Launch Mission RM3


Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:

The Physics Classroom, Reflection and Mirrors Unit, Lesson 2, Part c


Video Tutorials:

Ray Diagrams for Plane Mirrors



Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below: