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Homework Help: Mirror questions

  1. Dec 12, 2007 #1
    A concave mirror has a focal length of 26 cm. What is the radius of curvature of the mirror?

    and also

    The radius of curvature of a convex mirror is 60 cm. What is the focal length of the mirro?

    Can anyone tell me the formula for finding each of the answer?...
     
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  3. Dec 12, 2007 #2

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    R has always the absolute value of 2f.
     
  4. Dec 12, 2007 #3
    what is R and what is 2f , can you specify it for me please..
     
  5. Dec 12, 2007 #4

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    R is the radius of curvature anf f is the focal length.
     
  6. Dec 13, 2007 #5
    so formula for this is R=2f?
     
  7. Dec 13, 2007 #6

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