#### Question

Find the focal length of a convex mirror whose radius of curvature is 32 cm.

#### Solution

Radius of curvature, *R*= 32 cm

Radius of curvature = 2 × Focal length (*f*)*R*= 2*ff= R*/2 = 32/2 = 16

Hence, the focal length of the given convex mirror is 16 cm.

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Analyse the following observation table showing variation of image distance (*v*) with object distance (*u*) in case of a convex lens and answer the questions that follow, without doing any calculations:

S. No. |
Object distance u(cm) |
Image distance v(cm) |

1 | −90 | +18 |

2 | −60 | +20 |

3 | −30 | +30 |

4 | −20 | +60 |

5 | −18 | +90 |

6 | −10 | +100 |

(a) What is the focal length of the convex lens? Give reason in support of your answer.

(b) Write the serial number of that observation which is not correct. How did you arrive at this conclusion?

(c) Take an appropriate scale to draw ray diagram for the observation at S. No. 4 and find the approximate value of magnification.