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What does it mean to be outside the focal point of a converging mirror?

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What does it mean to be outside the focal point of a converging mirror?

Converging Mirror:

It is defined as the spherical mirror that converges all rays of light on its focal point that comes and fall on it. The mirror with such quality is called as the concave mirror whose optical surface is bulged inwards.

Answer and Explanation:

Diagrammatic representation

  • It has a fixed focal length.
  • And outside of it means the length larger than the focal length.
  • Object is placed away from the focal point.

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