Choose the correct option

Image formed by a plane mirror is

(a) virtual, behind the mirror and enlarged

(b) virtual, behind the mirror and of the same size as the object

(c) real at the surface of the mirror and enlarged

(d) real, behind the mirror and of the same size as the object.

 

Answer

(b) virtual, behind the mirror and of the same size as the object.

 

Explanation

 

The properties of the image formed by a plane mirror are

  1. It is virtual (not real)
  2. It is formed behind the mirror
  3. Image formed is of same size and same distance from mirror
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