HC Verma - Concepts of Physics Part 1

Book: HC Verma - Concepts of Physics Part 1

Chapter: 18. Geometrical Optics

Subject: Physics - Class 12th

Q. No. 74 of Exercises

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A particle is moving at a constant speed V from a large distance towards a concave mirror of radius R along its principal axis. Find the speed of the image formed by the mirror as a function of the distance x of the particle from the mirror.


Radius of the concave mirror= R

Focal length of the mirror,

Velocity of the particle,

Let velocity of the image is represented as V’

The distance of the object from the mirror, u= -x

Using mirror equation,

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