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What is the difference between a real image and a virtual image? Give one example of each type of image.

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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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