SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 341: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 341


An object (O) is placed in front of a concave mirror as shown in the diagram above. Which of the following choices best describes the image formed?

A. Virtual and magnified
B. Real and erect
C. Inverted and magnified
D. Virtual and reduced
E. Real and inverted

Correct Answer: E


The correct answer is (E). An object placed outside the radius of the curvature of a concave mirror produces an image that is real, inverted, and reduced.

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