Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
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Chapter 23 - Light: Geometric Optics - Questions: 2

Answer

The focal length of a plane mirror is infinity. It is a section of a sphere with infinite radius.

Work Step by Step

The magnification of a plane mirror is +1. As you can verify with a plane mirror, the image height and object height are identical, and the image is virtual, with a magnification of m = +1.
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