An object of height 5 cm high is placed at a distance of 10 cm from a convex mirror of radius of curvature 30 cm. Find the nature, position and height of the image.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 2nd May, 2014, 02:00: PM

Expert Answer:

u = -10 cm, h = 5 cm and R = 30 cm

From mirror formula, we have
 
The image is formed behind the mirror at a distance of 6 cm; hence image is virtual.

 

h’ = +3 cm
The height of image is 3 cm and the positive sign indicates that the image is erect.

Answered by  | 2nd May, 2014, 04:00: PM