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A person in a dark room looking through a window can clearly see a person outside in the daylight, whereas the person outside cannot see the person inside. Explain.

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    The 8% reflection of the objects inside the room off the glass is brighter than the light coming from the darkness outside. When looking from outside, the reflection off the glass of outside objects is negligible compared to the 92% that comes through the glass from inside.

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