Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
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Chapter 34 - Images - Problems - Page 1039: 23a


Answer: Convex mirrors

Work Step by Step

The magnification is given by $m =-i/p$. Since p is greater than zero, a positive value for m means that the image distance(i) is negative implying a positive image. A positive magnification of magnitude less than unity is only possible for convex mirrors.
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