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Mirror

Lens 

It has only one surface which reflects light. 

It has two surfaces, out of which one or both can refract light. 

It follows the laws of reflection. 

It follows the law of refraction. 

A mirror can be plane or spherical (concave or convex) 

A lens is usually curved from either one or both surfaces. 

Mirror formula is 1/f = 1/v + 1/u

Lena formula is 1/f = 1/v - 1/u





  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 10 Class 10 - Light - Reflection and Refraction (Term 1)

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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