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Question 8. Name the type of mirror used in the following situations. (a) Headlights of a car (b) Side/rear-view mirror of a vehicle (c) Solar furnace Support your answer with reason

Question 8.
Name the type of mirror used in the following situations.
(a) Headlights of a car
(b) Side/rear-view mirror of a vehicle
(c) Solar furnace
Support your answer with reason

Grade:12th pass

1 Answers

Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
one year ago
(a) Concave mirror, to get powerful and parallel beams of light. (b) Convex mirror because it always gives an erect image and enables the driver to view much larger area. (c) Concave or parabolic mirror because it can concentrate sunlight at the focus to produce heat in the solar furnace.

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