|Q1: Treat the flame
as a point source. Determine the region of the tabletop that
is lit by the reflection of the flame. Draw and label the relevant
light rays and lighted regions on a diagram of the situation.
Explain the reasoning used to draw the rays.
Q2: As the candle
burns the flame get closer to the bottom of the coffee can.
How does this change the lighted areas of the table? Explain
using the diagram from question #1.
Q3: If the candle
were moved from the center closer to the side of the can, how would
the lighted regions on the table top change?