Is the magnification of the image formed by the convex mirror always -ve if yes how. if no how.

Asked by pr_prashant | 16th Oct, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Dear Student
Using sign conventions, in case of convex mirrors we can write,
Object distance = -u
Only virtual images are formed, hence image distance is always +v
Hence the magnification for virtual images in convex mirror given as,

will always be postive.

We hope that clarifies your doubt.

Answered by  | 18th Oct, 2010, 11:27: AM

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