Distinguish between a real and a virtual image.
|Real image||Virtual image|
|1. A real image is formed due to actual intersection of refracted (or reflected) rays.||1. A virtual image is formed when the refracted (or reflected) rays meet if they are produced backwards.|
|2. A real image can be obtained on a screen.||2. A virtual image can not be obtained on a screen.|
|3. A real image is inverted with respect to the object.||3. A virtual image is erect with respect to the object.|