Words Of Foreign Origin
These have curved reflecting surfaces and are also called
The inner curved surface is termed as concave, while the outer is called
If the reflecting surface of a mirror is concave, then it is called a concave mirror
are used by dentists to obtain a magnified image of the teeth. They are also used in solar heaters or solar concentrators, and as reflectors in flashlights, and headlights of cars and scooters.
The image formed by a concave mirror when the object is placed close to it is virtual, curved and magnified
The image formed by a concave mirror when the object is placed near from it is real, erect and diminished
If the reflecting surface of a mirror is convex, then it is called a convex mirror. A convex mirror is also known as a
Fish eye mirror.
The image formed by a plane mirror cannot be captured on a screen, and is called a
Images that can be captured on a screen are known as
the silvered surface acts as a mirror. So, a concave mirror will have its concave side silvered, while a convex mirror will have its convex side silvered
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