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An object is placed at a distance of 10 cm from a convex mirror of focal length 15 cm. Find the position and nature of the image.

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Solution

Focal length of convex mirror, f = +15 cm

Object distance, u = −10 cm

According to the mirror formula,

The positive value of v indicates that the image is formed behind the mirror.

The positive value of magnification indicates that the image formed is virtual and erect.


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