derive the mirror formula and give me the tips to learn the mirror formula well.

Asked by haritsourabhharit | 3rd Oct, 2010, 11:50: AM

Expert Answer:

Dear Student,
Refer to the ray diagram below:
We use similarity between various triangles.
Using triangles 2 and 3,




For a concave mirror f is positive. For a convex mirror, f is negative.
Hope that satisfies your query.

Answered by  | 4th Oct, 2010, 04:06: PM

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