Question

# For an image formed behind a mirror towards the right, the sign for the image distance is _____.

Hint:

### Positive

## The correct answer is: Positive

### virtual images are formed behind the mirror where light never reaches, which is indicated with a positive sign.

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### The height of a virtual and upright image is ____ as per the new cartesian sign convention.

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all the given cases show negative signs for a concave mirror.

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all the given cases show negative signs for a concave mirror.

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### Which of the following should be taken as positive according to the new cartesian sign convention? (Note: the object is standing in front of the mirror along the +y direction.)

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### A real image is always _____.

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### A real image is always _____.

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### The position of an object is always taken to be towards the ____ of the mirror.

object is always placed to the left of mirror.