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State the characteristics of the image formed by a plane mirror.
The characteristics of image formed by a plane mirror are as follows:
1. Image is formed behind the mirror.
2. The image is erect, inverted and has the same size as that of the object.
3. The distance of the image from the mirror is equal to the distance of the object from the mirror.
The following picture shows the image formation by plane mirrors:
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a. An image that cannot be obtained on a screen is called ____________.
b. Image formed by a convex _______ is always virtual and smaller in size.
c. An image formed by a _________ mirror is always of the same size as that of the object.
d. An image which can be obtained on a screen is called a _____ image.
e. An image formed by a concave _______ cannot be obtained on a screen.NCERT Science
State whether the following statements are True or False.
(a) A concave lens can be used to produce an enlarged and erect image.
(b) A convex lens always produces a real image.
(c) The sides of an object and its image formed by a concave mirror are always interchanged.
(d) An object can be seen only if it emits light.NCERT - Exemplar Science
Find out the letters of English alphabet or any other language known to you in which the image formed in a plane mirror appears exactly like the letter itself. Discuss your findings.NCERT Science
Mark ‘T’ if the statement is true and ‘F’ if it is false:
a. We can obtain an enlarged and erect image by a convex mirror. (T/F)
b. A concave lens always form a virtual image. (T/F)
c. We can obtain a real, enlarged and inverted image by a concave mirror. (T/F)
d. A real image cannot be obtained on a screen. (T/F).
e. A concave mirror always from a real image. (T/F)NCERT Science