Class 7 Physics Light Convex Mirror

Convex Mirror

  • A convex mirror generally produces anerect and smaller image of the object.
  • Convex mirror produce virtual images of the objects spread over large area.
  • Convex mirrors cannot produce real images.

Applications of convex mirrors

  • Rear view mirrors of vehicles so that person driving is able to see most traffic behind him/her.
  • As reflectors in street lamps to diverge light over a larger area.
  • Used for making sun glasses and telescopes.

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