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Problem: An object 6.0 mm tall is placed 0.45 m to the left of a spherical mirror. The image formed by the mirror is inverted and is 2.0 mm tall. What is the focal length of the mirror? Be sure to indicate whether the focal length is positive or negative.

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An object 6.0 mm tall is placed 0.45 m to the left of a spherical mirror. The image formed by the mirror is inverted and is 2.0 mm tall. What is the focal length of the mirror? Be sure to indicate whether the focal length is positive or negative.

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