Assertion (A): Plane mirror may form real image.  

Reason (R): Plane mirror forms virtual image, if object is real.  

Answer

 

Plane mirrors can form real images if the object is virtual. 

Image formed by plane mirror - Teachoo.jpg

  • For all real objects , image formed by plane mirror is virtual

Plane mirrors can form real images - Teachoo.jpg

 

Thus,

  • Assertion is true
  • Reasoning is true
  • But reasoning is not the correct explanation of assertion

 

So, the correct answer is (b)  

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