# Solution - Reflection of Light - Image Formation by Spherical Mirrors - Concave Mirror

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"A concave mirror of focal length 15 cm can form a magnified, erect as well as inverted image of an object placed in front of it." Justify this statement stating the position of the object with respect to the pole of the mirror in both the cases for obtaining the images.

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Solution for concept: Reflection of Light - Image Formation by Spherical Mirrors - Concave Mirror. For the course 8th-10th CBSE
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