Although we look into mirrors every day, there are many interesting aspects about mirrors that might seem surprising to both youngsters and adults. Here we will investigate the answers to three interesting questions: When you look at yourself in a mirror, where are you really looking? How much of yourself can you see in a mirror, and does the amount depend on how far away you are? Does a mirror really left-right reverse letters placed in front of it?
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Publish Date: 01 August 1992
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