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The image formed by a concave mirror is observed to be virtual, erect and larger than the object. Where should be the position of the object?

(a) Between the principal focus and the centre of curvature

(b) At the centre of curvature

(c) Beyond the centre of curvature

(d) Between the pole of the mirror and its principal focus.

 

Answer

(d) Between the pole of the mirror and its principal focus.

 

Explanation

A concave mirror forms a virtual and erect image only when the object is placed between the poles of the mirror and it’s principal focus.

This image is larger than the size of object, ie, it is magnified.

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