Image formation with a convex mirror

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Homework Statement



An object 2.00cm high is placed 12.0cm in front of a convex mirror with radius of curvature of 8.00cm.

Homework Equations



Where is the image formed? Draw a ray diagram

The Attempt at a Solution



do i use the equation m=-q/p? if so then (object distance)p= 12cm. how do i find q using the information given?

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actually i may have gotten it. if i find f using f=(1/2)R the pulg into the mirror equation
1/p+ 1/q = 1/f and solve i have the answer?
 

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