The interchange of left side and right side in image of the object when reflected by a plane mirror is called lateral inversion.

 

Let’s look at the definition one by one - 

The interchange  

of left side and right side 

in image of the object 

when reflected by a plane mirror 

is called lateral inversion.

 

In Image, Left side of object appears right and right side of the object appears to be  left

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  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 16 Class 8 - Light

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 11 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo