CAN U PLEASE GIVE A GOOD, 1 MARK DEFINITION FOR THE CENTRE OF CURVATURE AND THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CENTRE OF CURVATURE AND POLE.

Asked by godson babuji | 10th Nov, 2014, 01:24: AM

Expert Answer:

Center of curvature of a spherical mirror is the centre of the hollow sphere of glass of which the mirror is a part. The centre of curvature of a mirror is represented by C.

On the other hand Pole is the centre of a spherical mirror. i.e the middle point of a spherical mirror is called its pole. Pole of a spherical mirror lies on the surface of the mirror and is represented by P.The figure below will help you to understand the difference between them more clearly.

Answered by Jyothi Nair | 10th Nov, 2014, 09:47: AM