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# What are angle of reflection and angle of incidence?

Updated: 12/21/2022

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The angle of incidence is the angle between the incident ray of radiation (usually light) and the normal (perpendicular) at the point of incidence. Similarly, the angle of reflection is the angle between the reflected ray and the normal.

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### When is angle of incidence equal to angle of reflection?

The angle of incidence is ALWAYS equal to the angle of reflection! This is one of the laws of reflection.

### The angle of reflection is equal to the .......?

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### What is the size of the angle of incidence and reflection?

Angle of incidence can be anything. Angle of reflection is the same as angle of incidence.

### What is the difference of angle of incidence ad the angle of reflection?

0(zero) Angle of incidence = angle of reflection

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### What is the angle between the angle of incidence and the angle of reflection?

the angle of incidence is the initial ray angle and the angle of reflection is the reflected ray angle

### What does the law of reflected state?

light's angle of incidence is equal to the angle of its reflection. That the angle of incidence equals the angle of reflection

### How is the angle of incidence of light ray related to the angle of reflection?

For a smooth surface, the angle of incidence is the same as the angle of reflection.

### What are value of angle of incidence and angle of reflection for normal incidence of light on mirror?

Both are zero. Thereby it obeys the second law of reflection ie angle of incidence is equal to angle of reflection.

### What equals the angle of reflection?

the angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection

### What does the law of reflection?

Angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection

### The angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection?

law of reflection