Q. 264.3( 6 Votes )

Give two uses of concave mirrors. Explain why you would choose concave mirrors for these uses.

Answer :

Uses of concave mirror

(i) Concave mirror are used by dentists. Since the tooth looks much bigger through concave mirror hence it becomes easy to examine the defect in the tooth.

(ii) Concave mirrors are used as shaving mirrors as when the face is placed close to a concave mirror the concave mirror produces a magnified and erect image of the face so that it becomes easier to make a smooth shave.

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