. A student wants to project the image of a candle flame on a screen 48 cm in front of a mirror by keeping the flame at a distance of 12 cm from its pol

(a) Suggest the type of mirror he should use.

(b) Find the linear magnification of the image produced.

(c) How far is the image from its object?

(d) Draw ray diagram to show the image formation in this case.


Best Answer

Ans. (a) Concave mirror as only concave mirror produces the real image.


The minus sign in magnification shows that the image formed is real and inverted. (c) The image is formed at a distance of 36 cm from the object.

(d) Ray diagram:


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