Free help with homework

Why join Brainly?

  • ask questions about your assignment
  • get answers with explanations
  • find similar questions

Read the following question and state which type of mirror do you think is used in each case and why?

1.you must have seen mirror present in banks and atm centers in which an enlarged image is seen.
2.solar cooker coverts sunlight into heat with the help of mirror.the concentrated heat is then used as a heat source for cooking.
3.satellite dish is designed to receive and amplify weak signals send from communication satellites in space.the mirror is used in the dish to gather the weak signals over a large area and concentrate them on one spot.
4.you must have noticed a large mirror at blind driveways,turns and intersections or in parking garage entrances and exists.
5.a periscope is an optical device that is used for observing images which are beyond ones line of sight.it consist of a tube with mirrors at both ends set parallel to each other at exactly 45 degree.


1. concave mirror because enlarged image is seen
2. concave mirror because sunlight is concentrated at 1 point
3. converging mirror
4.convex because diminished n covers larger view
5. concave mirror its a case when light comes from infinity
0 0 0
The Brain
  • The Brain
  • Helper
Not sure about the answer?
Learn more with Brainly!
Having trouble with your homework?
Get free help!
  • 80% of questions are answered in under 10 minutes
  • Answers come with explanations, so that you can learn
  • Answer quality is ensured by our experts