derivation of mirror equation?? and its uses?

Asked by Tanmai Reddy | 11th Aug, 2014, 10:02: PM

Expert Answer:


The answer to the query that you have posted can be found in the NCERT XII text book Part II. Kindly refer to page numbers 313-314 for your answer. It explains all the details needed for your query.
USES are as follows:
1) It is used to measure the focal length of a unknown mirror when the object and image distances are known.
2) While manufacturing a mirror it can be used to clibrate the focal length of that mirror.
3) Any of the quantities say object distance, image distance or focal length can be calculated if other two quantities are known.

Answered by Romal Bhansali | 12th Aug, 2014, 08:03: AM