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Problem: As you walk away from a plane mirror on a wall, your image A) is always a real image, no matter how far you are from the mirror. B) may or may not get smaller, depending on where the observer is positioned. C) changes from being a virtual image to a real image as you pass the focal point. D) gets smaller. E) is always the same size.

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As you walk away from a plane mirror on a wall, your image

A) is always a real image, no matter how far you are from the mirror.

B) may or may not get smaller, depending on where the observer is positioned.

C) changes from being a virtual image to a real image as you pass the focal point.

D) gets smaller.

E) is always the same size.

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