. Magnification of a convex mirror is always positive


but that of a concave mirror may be both positive or negative.

It depends on the sign convention chosen.

A: Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion.

B: Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion.

C: Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect.

D: Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect.

 

Best Answer

Explanation:

The image formed in convex mirror is always erect whereas in concave mirror it can produce inverted or erect image, depends on the position of the object.

So, the magnification in convex mirror is positive and that of a concave mirror can be positive or negative.

It does not depend on the sign convention chosen.

So, option (C) is correct.

Final Answer:

Hence, option (C) is correct. ( Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect ) 

 

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