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What is a difference between a concave and convex mirror?

  Concave mirror   Convex mirror It is made by silvering the outer surface of a part of the hollow sphere, so reflection takes place from the inner surface. It is made by silvering the inner surface of a part of the hollow sphere, so reflection takes place from the bul . . .

Practical uses of concave mirror

A concave mirror is used in the following ways: 1. It is used as a shaving mirror. 2. It is used as a reflector in torches, lighthouses etc.. 3. A dentist uses a concave mirror to obtain a magnified image of the teeth of the patient. 4. In astronomical telescopes, it is used to view magnified images of heavenly bodies. . . .

Practical uses of convex mirror

A convex mirror is used in the following ways: 1. As a rear view mirror in vehicles such a car, bus and truck. 2. In shopping complexes an d large shops to keep an eye on customers and shoplifters. . . .

Image formation in the eye

The human eye has an inbuilt convex lens. When the rays of light fall on the eye lens, it focuses a real and inverted image on the retina, which acts as a screen. The retina is connected to the optic nerves that carry the information to the brain. The brain then interprets the information and form s a real and erect image of the object with the correct . . .

Regular and irregular reflection

Regular Reflection Reflection that takes place through a regular and smooth surface is known as regular reflection. Irregular Reflection Reflection that takes place through a rough and dull surface is known as irregular or diffused reflection. . . .

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