(a) If you look into a shiny spoon, you see an upright image on one side and an inverted image on the other (Fig. 23.24). (Try it.) Why?
(b) Could you see upright images on both sides? Explain.
Answer to relevant Questions(a) What is the purpose of using two mirrors on a car or truck, such as the one shown in Fig. 23.25? (b) Some side rearview mirrors have the warning “OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR.” Explain why. (c) ...An object is placed 50 cm in front of a convex mirror and its image is found to be 20 cm behind the mirror. What is the focal length of the mirror? What is the lateral magnification? A man stands 2.0 m away from a plane mirror. (a) What is the distance between the mirror and the man’s image? (b) What are the image characteristics? A concave mirror has a magnification + 3.0 of for an object placed 50 cm in front of it. (a) The type of image produced is (1) virtual and upright, (2) real and upright, (3) virtual and inverted, (4) real and inverted. ...For values of do from 0 to ∞, (a) Sketch graphs of (1) di versus do and (2) Mversus do for a converging mirror, (b) Sketch similar graphs for a diverging mirror.
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