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Concave and Convex Mirrors

Concave and Convex Mirrors

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  1. Concave and Convex Mirrors

  2. Concave mirrors • A ________________ is a mirror that curves inward • Parallel light rays that strike a concave mirror come together and meet at a single point called the ______________ • Rays that come together are called _____________ rays

  3. Concave Mirrors • If an object is far away from a concave mirror the image is ____________ and upside down • If an object is brought closer to the focal point the image is upside down but _____________ than the object • If the object is at the focal point of a concave mirror then there is ___________ • If an object is in front of the focal point then the image is right side up and __________

  4. Concave mirrors are used in shaving mirrors and telescopes

  5. Convex Mirrors • Convex mirrors are mirrors that curve ______________ • Parallel light rays that strike a concave mirror spread apart • Rays that spread apart are called ____________ rays

  6. Images formed by convex mirrors are always smaller and _______________ • More objects can be seen in a convex mirror than in a plane mirror of the same size • Common uses of convex mirrors: security mirrors, car side-view mirrors