HC Verma - Concepts of Physics Part 1

Book: HC Verma - Concepts of Physics Part 1

Chapter: 18. Geometrical Optics

Subject: Physics - Class 11th

Q. No. 8 of Short Answer

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In motor vehicles, a convex mirror is attached near the driver’s seat to give him the view of the traffic behind. What is the special function of this convex mirror which a plane mirror cannot do?

A convex mirror can form images within focal length and reduced in size. This helps to driver to be cautious well before and also the driver can see the whole vehicle clearly in the mirror.

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