SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 462: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 462

8. An object is placed in front of an optical device, and an image is obtained. Select the device that would produce the types of images described below.

The image produced is inverted, real, and on the same side of the device.

A. Concave mirror
B. Convex mirror
C. Concave lens
D. Convex lens
E. Flat mirror

Correct Answer: A


The correct answer is (A). A concave mirror produces an inverted image that is real and on the same side of the mirror as the object.

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