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Bouncy Bouncy Part 1 (Posted on 2006-02-08) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Part 1: Laser

A laser is fired at a flat mirror.

The laser beam starts at the point (0,5) following the equation y = 5 - x/3 heading down to the right.
The mirror follows the equation y=x/2.

Find the equation for the path the beam takes after it hits the mirror.

See The Solution Submitted by Jer    
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Question re: your solutions are all to complicated | Comment 7 of 10 |
(In reply to your solutions are all to complicated by Jer)

Does your solution give the equation of the reflection line or describe how to construct it?
  Posted by Bractals on 2006-02-09 14:08:24

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