Sat June 23, 2012 By: Tabish

Graph 1/u versus 1/v

Expert Reply
Sat June 23, 2012
The mirror equation is:
It is a relation between the distance of image from the pole and distance of object from the pole.
Since for a concave mirror, the focus is negative, i.e. on the left side of the mirror.
and for convex it is positive. thus difference between the 1/u vs 1/v graph can be seen as:
Similarly for lens's equation is:
thus the egraph can be seen as
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