Which mirror is used as a torch reflector? Draw a labelled diagram to show how a torch reflector can be used to produce a parallel beam of light. Where is the bulb placed in relation to the torch reflector?
A concave mirror is used as a torch reflector.
Light bulb placed at the focus of a torch reflector:
When a light bulb is placed at the focus of a concave mirror reflector, the diverging light rays of the bulb are collected by the reflector. These rays are then reflected to produce a strong, parallel-sided beam of light.
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