You are given three mirrors of different types. How will you identify each one of them?


Properties of the image formed

Plane MirrorConcave mirrorConvex mirror
Real or virtualThe image formed by a plane mirror is always virtual.The image formed by a concave mirror is real except the object is near the mirror.The image formed by a convex mirror is virtual.
Erect or invertedThe image formed by a plane mirror is always erect.Inverted when real and erected when virtualThe image formed by a convex mirror is always erect.
Size of imageThe image formed by a plane mirror is of the same size as the object.Diminished for certain positions and enlarged for othersAlways diminished.

Updated on: 10-Oct-2022

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