A shopkeeper wanted to fix a mirror which will give a maximum view of his shop. What type of mirror should he use? Give reason.


Shopkeeper fixes convex mirror because forms images of object spread from large areas.

Convex mirror

  • A convex mirror is also known as a diverging mirror as this mirror diverges light when they strike its reflecting surface.
  • Virtual, erect, and diminished images are always formed with convex mirrors, irrespective of the distance between the object and the mirror.

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