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Through the Looking Glass (Posted on 2004-01-29) Difficulty: 4 of 5
When one looks into a mirror, one see an image of himself....

When raising one's right hand, the image raises its left. When raising one's left, the image raises its right.

So, why is it that the mirror reverses left and right, but not top and bottom? Why does a mirror appear to invert the left-right directions, but not up-down?

See The Solution Submitted by SilverKnight    
Rating: 3.6667 (6 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionSOLnilshady2005-04-21 17:14:39
Solutionsolutionvije2004-07-05 10:54:03
re: This is science right ?notlogical2004-06-22 23:30:24
the mirror problemnotlogical2004-06-22 23:28:04
Some Thoughtsconcave?logischer Verstand2004-04-19 18:02:28
Looking glassWally2004-03-16 20:00:29
i think....chuck2004-02-07 12:30:06
SolutionOne way to think about itTristan2004-02-03 22:32:15
SolutionAnswerFederico Kereki2004-01-30 07:14:38
SolutionAlice didn't worry about itDan Blume2004-01-29 18:38:23
This is science right ?Jane Doe2004-01-29 18:06:27
SolutionsolutionCharlie2004-01-29 16:00:52
Solutionanswer (somewhat spoiler)DJ2004-01-29 15:40:43
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