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# When an object is placed between two mirror placed parallel to each other how many images will be formed?

Updated: 12/8/2022

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In theory, the answer is "an infinite number". In practice, light will be deflected away from the theoretical by small defects in the mirror and the glass in front of the mirror, as well as absorbed. These will reduce the number of images.

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