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    Determining where a mirror forms an image of a light bulb

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    A concave mirror of radius of curvature 30.0 cm faces a second concave mirror, of radius of curvature 24.0 cm. The distance between the mirrors is 80.0 cm and their axis coincide. A light bulb is suspended between the mirrors, at a distance of 20.0 cm from the first mirror.

    (a) Where does the first mirror form an image of the light bulb?
    (b) Where does the second mirror form an image of the light bulb?

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    Solution Summary

    Provides steps necessary to determine where a mirror must be in order to form an image of the light bulb.