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Q. A student notices that the image produced from a large concave mirror of a distant skyscraper (h = 84m) is inverted and the magnitude of the height...

Solved • Jul 20, 2020

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Q. What is the focal length of a makeup mirror that produces a magnification of 1.50 when a person’s face is 12.0 cm away? Explicit show how you follo...

Solved • Jul 16, 2020

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Q. An object 6 cm high is placed 30 cm from a concave mirror of focal length 10 cm  a. Calculate position of image.  b. Calculate size of image. c. Is...

Solved • Jun 29, 2020

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Q. You wish to create an image that is 10 meters from an object. This image is to be upright and half the height of the object. You wish to accomplish...

Solved • Jun 8, 2020

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Q. The writing on the passenger-side mirror of your car says "Warning! Objects in mirror are closer than they appear"(Figure 1) . There is no such war...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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Q. 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 ...

Solved • May 27, 2020

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Q. You wish to create an image that is 10 meters from an object. This image is to be inverted and half the height of the object. You wish to accomplis...

Solved • May 26, 2020

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Q. The virtual image produced by a convex mirror is one-quarter the size of the object. If the object is 31 cm in front of the mirror, what is the ima...

Solved • May 21, 2020

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Q. You have a concave spherical mirror with a 13.5 cm radius of curvature. You place an object on the mirror's axis, 16.3 cm in front of the mirror.Ho...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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Q. An object is 1.0 cm tall and its erect image is 4.0 cm tall. What is the exact magnification?

Solved • Mar 10, 2020

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Q. An object is 17.9 cm from the surface of a reflective spherical Christmas-tree ornament 6.83 cm in radius. What is the apparent position of the ima...

Solved • Jun 28, 2017

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Q. A production line inspector wants a mirror that produces an upright image with magnification of 6.6 when it is located 16.1 mm from a machine part....

Solved • Jun 28, 2017

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Q. An erect object is 50 cm from a concave mirror of radius 60 cm. If the object is moved to a new position, such that the new lateral magnification i...

Solved • Apr 18, 2017

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Q. As you walk away from a plane mirror on a wall, your image A) is always a real image, no matter how far you are from the mirror. B) may or may no...

Solved • Apr 18, 2017

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Q. Which of the following best describes the image of a concave mirror when the object distance is equal to the radius of curvature? a. virtual, upri...

Solved • Mar 10, 2017

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Q. 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 th...

Solved • Feb 22, 2017

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Q. A concave mirror is placed 0.800 m to the left of an object that is 2.00 mm tall. The mirror forms an image on a screen that is to the right of the...

Solved • Feb 2, 2017

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Q.  An object is placed 6.0 cm to the left of a concave mirror. The image formed by the mirror is 8.0 cm to the right of the mirror. The image is (a)...

Solved • Feb 2, 2017

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Q. An upright object that is 2.0 mm tall is placed to the left of a concave spherical mirror that has focal length f = +20.0 cm. The image is 4.0 mm t...

Solved • Feb 1, 2017

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Q. An object with height y = 2 mm is placed a distance s = 24 cm in front of the vertex of a concave spherical mirror with radius of curvature R = 16 ...

Solved • Jan 24, 2017

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Q. An object located 125 cm from a concave mirror forms a real image 80 cm from the mirror. The mirror is then turned around so that its convex side f...

Solved • Jan 12, 2017

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Q. Suppose you wanted to start a fire using sunlight and a mirror. Which of the following statements is most accurate? a) It would be best to use a p...

Solved • Jan 4, 2017

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Q. You want to design a mirror for viewing erect images of objects. The image should have a magnification of 0.5 when the mirror is 2.0 m from an obje...

Solved • Jan 4, 2017