Chapter - 2 Light, Shadows and Reflections

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Light, Shadows and Reflections

Question:

Can you think of creating a shape that would give a circular shadow if held in one way and a rectangular shadow if held in another way?

Answer:

Yes, the cylinder is the shape.

If a cylinder is placed horizontally in between the light source and screen. The shadow form is circular in shape.

If a cylinder is placed vertically in between the light source and screen. The shadow form is rectangular in shape.


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