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Solution - What is the Magnification of the Images Formed by Plane Mirrors and Why - CBSE Class 10 - Science

ConceptLens Formula and Magnification

Questions

What is the magnification of the images formed by plane mirrors and why?

The magnification produced by a plane mirror is +1. What does this mean?

Solution

The magnification of the image formed by a plane mirror is 1. This is because the size of the image formed is equal to the size of the object.

magnification `m=("Height of image"(H_i))/("Height of object"(H_o))`

Here, Hi is the height of the image and Ho is the height of the object.

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APPEARS IN

NCERT Science Textbook for Class 10
Chapter 10: Light - Reflection and Refraction
Q: 13 | Page no. 186
2014-2015 (March) Delhi Set 2
Question 2 | 1 mark

Reference Material

Solution for question: What is the Magnification of the Images Formed by Plane Mirrors and Why concept: Lens Formula and Magnification. For the course CBSE
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