Q. 24.2( 179 Votes )

A concave mirror produces three times magnified (enlarged) real image of an object placed at 10 cm in front of it. Where is the image located?

Answer :

In this problem we are given,

Magnification, m = -3 (Image is real)


Object distance, u = -10 cm (To the left of mirror)


Image distance, v = ? (To be calculated)


Putting these values in the magnification formula for a mirror:



Thus, the image is located at a distance of 30 cm in front of the mirror on its left side.


Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
Foundation | How to Solve Numericals on Mirror Formula58 mins
Introduction to Spherical Lens42 mins
Foundation | NTSE Most Challenging Numericals37 mins
Quiz | Introduction to Light55 mins
Rapid Fire Quiz on Reflection and Refraction49 mins
MTG | Part - 1 (Reflection and Refrection)50 mins
What is Refraction?45 mins
How to Ace Physics in NTSE 2020?41 mins
Image Formation by Concave Mirror47 mins
Light and it's Reflection58 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
view all courses