Problem: How far below the top edge does the ray strike the mirror?

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Let the distance of the point from the bottom of the mirror to the point be x:

We can calculate x from the triangle properties as:

10-x10=x1515(10-x)10=x150-15x=10x25x=150

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How far below the top edge does the ray strike the mirror?

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