Optics Problem 9.9.2

Description

A point source emits a cone of light that eventually strikes a mirror. The position of the source may be adjusted using the mouse.

Question

A point source is located to the left of a mirror. You can drag this point source to any position. Find the focal length of the mirror. Start

Answer

f = 1.3 m.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 23-3, Giancoli-SE: 33-3.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Wolfgang Christian.

2000 by Prentice-Hall, Inc. A Pearson Company