A point source of light S is placed on the major optical axis of concave mirror at a distance of 60 cm. At what distance from the concave mirror should a flat mirror be placed for the rays to converge again at the point S having been reflected from the concave mirror and then from the flat one? Will the position of the point where the rays meet change if they are first reflected from the flat mirror? The radius of the concave mirror is 80 cm.


Correct option is

90 cm


For concave mirror   


                             v = –120 cm    


                             x = 120 – (x + 60)   

                             x = 30 cm   

So the distance is 60 + 30 = 90 cm.



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