Image formed by Plane Mirror is always______

By K Balaji|Updated : September 27th, 2022
  1. Virtual and Erect
  2. Real and Inverted
  3. Real and Erect
  4. Virtual and Inverted

Image formed by Plane Mirror is always Virtual and Erect. A mirror having a flat (planar) reflective surface is referred to as a plane mirror.

 

Image formed by Plane Mirror

The features of an image created in a plane mirror are:

Image formed by Plane Mirror is always

  • The plane mirror creates an erect, imaginary image that cannot be projected or focussed on a screen.
  • The distance between the object in front of the mirror and the image "behind" the mirror is equal.
  • The size of the object and the image that is created match.
  • When viewed through the plane mirror, the left hand seems to be the right hand because the image is laterally reversed.
  • The picture moves at the same rate that the object does as it moves toward (or away from) the mirror at a specific rate.

Summary:

Image formed by Plane Mirror is always - Virtual and Erect, Real and Inverted, Real and Erect, Virtual and Inverted

Virtual and erect images are formed by plane mirrors. A mirror which has a flat reflective surface is called a plane mirror.

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