How do magnifying mirrors work?

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Magnifying mirrors work using the basics of light reflection when a beam of light shines at a 45-degree angle to the surface of the mirror. The magnifying mirror is concaved inward and works by focusing the light on a point such that the image is larger than the original object.
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How Do Magnifying Mirrors Work?
Any mirror's job is to reflect light. Magnifying mirrors, otherwise known as concave spherical mirrors, not only reflect light, but also concentrate it in a way that makes the image larger. As with any mirror, magnifying mirrors work on the principle... More »
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