What is the difference between a real image and a virtual image?

Asked by  | 6th Apr, 2008, 09:47: PM

Expert Answer:

Real images are those images which can be taken on the screen 

example image formed fromed by a concave mirror when the object is kept beyond centre of curvature.

whereas virtual images are those images which cannot be taken on the screen

example image formed by a plane mirror.

Answered by  | 23rd May, 2008, 12:18: AM

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