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Rectilinear Propagation of Light: Definition & Examples

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What does rectilinear propagation mean?

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1. Light has properties of _____.

2. Under what conditions can light bend around corners?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the quiz and worksheet, you can determine how much you know about rectilinear propagation of light. Its meaning and examples of this concept are topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be assessed on the following topics:

  • Properties of light
  • The meaning of rectilinear propagation
  • Device that demonstrates the rectilinear propagation of light
  • When light can bend around corners

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on rectilinear propagation of light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about shadows
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how light can bend around corners and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Rectilinear Propagation of Light: Definition & Examples is a lesson you can use any time to review more about:

  • How light travels
  • Proof of rectilinear propagation
  • An example of rectilinear propagation
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