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Convex Mirror Reflection Problem

A candle is placed in 15.0 cm in front of a convex mirror. When the convex mirror is replaced by a plane mirror, the image moves back 7.00 cm (further away from the mirror). Find the focal length of the convex mirror.

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From convex mirror equation we know that,

1/f = 1/d0 + ...

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Solution shows the brief steps to calculate the focal length of a convex mirror in the given circumstances.