Where should an object be placed in front of the concave mirror so as to obtain its virtual, erect and magnified image?

An object should be placed within the focus (between the pole and the focus) and in front of the concave mirror to obtain a virtual, erect and magnified image.


A concave mirror is a mirror that is curved inward in the middle. It is also known as converging mirrors, due to the fact that when parallel incident rays fall on the surface of the mirror, the rays will reflect and meet at a particular point and form the image.

Depending on the position of the object with respect to the mirror, the types of images it forms are real, inverted as well as virtual and erect image, also the size of the images formed are magnified, diminished as well as the same size as that of the object.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022

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