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# Problem: If the magnification of a mirror or lens is negative, it means thatA. the image is a smaller than the object.B. the image is inverted and smaller than the object.C. the object is farther from the mirror (or lens) than the image.D. the image is farther from the mirror (or lens) than the object

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Magnification:

$\overline{){\mathbf{m}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{{\mathbf{h}}_{\mathbf{i}}}{{\mathbf{h}}_{\mathbf{o}}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{-}}\frac{{\mathbf{s}}_{\mathbf{i}}}{{\mathbf{s}}_{\mathbf{o}}}}$

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###### Problem Details

If the magnification of a mirror or lens is negative, it means that

A. the image is a smaller than the object.

B. the image is inverted and smaller than the object.

C. the object is farther from the mirror (or lens) than the image.

D. the image is farther from the mirror (or lens) than the object