Q. 3

Under which of the following conditions a concave mirror can form an image larger than the actual object?
A. When the object is kept at a distance equal to its radius of curvature

B. When object is kept at a distance less than its focal length

C. When object is placed between the focus and center of curvature

D. When object is kept at a distance greater than its radius of Curvature

Answer :

When the object is placed between the focus and the center of curvature of a concave mirror, the image formed will be beyond C, enlarged in size, Real and inverted.


It can be show with the following ray diagram:


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