Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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Chapter 34 - Images - Problems: 22a

Answer

Convex.

Work Step by Step

According to Table 34-4 and Answer 22f, the magnification is $+0.10$. Since the magnification is positive, the image is upright. Since the absolute value of the magnification is less than one, the image is shrunken. Shrunken, upright images can only be produced by convex mirrors. Therefore, the mirror must be convex.
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