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What is the difference between a real image and a virtual image? Give one example of each type of image.
Since light rays pass through a real image thus it can be obtained on a screen like image formed on a cinema screen whereas light rays do not actually pass through a virtual image thus it cannot be formed on screen like image formed by a plane mirror.
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Varun’s mom is finding it difficult to cook in the kitchen as there was power cut and she was complaining about it to Varun. He immediately took a plane mirror from his shelf made it stand against a wall such that sun’s rays were focused into the kitchen directly on the cook top, due to the reflection of the mirror. There was some light now and his mother was able to finish her work.
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