# Problem: The illumination lights in an operating room use a converging mirror to focus an image of a bright lamp onto the surgical site. One such light has a mirror with a focal length of 20 cmIf the patient is 1.0m from the mirror, where should the lamp be placed relative to the mirror?

###### FREE Expert Solution

Mirror equation:

$\overline{)\frac{\mathbf{1}}{\mathbf{f}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{1}}{{\mathbf{s}}_{\mathbf{o}}}{\mathbf{+}}\frac{\mathbf{1}}{{\mathbf{s}}_{\mathbf{i}}}}$

###### Problem Details

The illumination lights in an operating room use a converging mirror to focus an image of a bright lamp onto the surgical site. One such light has a mirror with a focal length of 20 cm

If the patient is 1.0m from the mirror, where should the lamp be placed relative to the mirror?