Problem: An object is 40 cm in front of a concave mirror with a focal length of 20 cm. Use ray tracing to locate the image. Is the image upright or inverted?

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We'll use two rays. The two rays will leave the head of the object. 

The first ray will be parallel to the principal axis. It will be reflected through f.

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An object is 40 cm in front of a concave mirror with a focal length of 20 cm. Use ray tracing to locate the image. Is the image upright or inverted?

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