Q. 24.1( 13 Votes )

What does the negative sign in the value of magnification produced by a mirror indicates about an image?

Answer :

we know,


If the height of the object is positive and the height of image is negative the magnification will be negative. So, negative sign in value of magnification indicates that image is real and inverted because a real image has always negative height i.e. real image is formed below principal axis.


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