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Question

 Name the type of mirror used in the following situations.
(a) Headlights of a car
(b) Side/rear-view mirror of a vehicle
(c) Solar furnace
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Solution

(a) Concave Mirror: This is because concave mirrors can produce powerful parallel beam of light when the light source is placed at their principal focus.

(b) Convex Mirror: This is because of its largest field of view.

(c) Concave Mirror: This is because it concentrates the parallel rays of sun at principal focus.

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 NCERT Solution for Science Textbook for Class 10 (2019 to Current)
Chapter 10: Light – Reflection and Refraction
Q: 8 | Page no. 186

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Solution Name the Type of Mirror Used in the Following Situations. Concept: Reflection of Light - Spherical Mirrors.
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