the linear magnification for a mirror is the ratio of the size of the image to the size of the object, and is denoted by m. then m is equal to (in terms of u and f)

Asked by KAPIL | 9th Feb, 2012, 10:39: PM

Expert Answer:

m in terms of u and f is given by:
 
Using the mirror formula, 1/u+1/v = 1/f
v = uf/(u-f)
 
m=-v/u
 
= -f/(u-f)
 
= f/(f-u)

Answered by  | 9th Feb, 2012, 11:45: PM

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