Question Video: Understanding What Is Meant by the Term Plane Mirror Science

Which of the mirrors shown is a plane mirror? [A] Mirror A [B] Mirror B

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Which of the mirrors shown is a plane mirror? (A) Mirror A, (B) mirror B.

A plane mirror is a mirror whose surface is flat. There’s no bend or curve to the surface of a plane mirror. We see that mirror B is curved and therefore cannot be a plane mirror, but that mirror A is not. This mirror is flat. Of these two mirrors, mirror A is a plane mirror.

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