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Light Reflection Through Mirrors

  1. Jan 15, 2006 #1
    What are the ways that things can be reflected through flat, converging, and diverging mirrors?

    I know that for flat mirrors it's a virtual image equal to the size of the object

    For the converging mirror, if the object is placed farther than the radius of the mirror, the image is real and inverted and usually a smaller size, i think?

    For the converging mirror, if the object is placed between the radius of the mirror and the focus, the image is real and upright?

    For the converging mirror, if the object is placed on the focus, there is no image.

    For the converging mirror, if the object is placed before the focus, then the image is virtual and a bigger size?

    What are the rules for the diverging mirror? and please correct the above if it needs correction.
     
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  3. Jan 20, 2006 #2

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