A flashlight uses a small lightbulb placed in front of a converging mirror. The light from the bulb should reflect from the mirror and emerge as a tight beam of light—a series of parallel rays. Where should the bulb be placed relative to the mirror?
Step 1Here in the given condition, the flashlight bulb present in front of the converging mirror produces a series of parallel rays. The mirror used in the situation is concave because it is also known as a converging mirror.The possible ray diagram of the light bulb is as shown below,Step 2The ray diagram indicates that the light source is placed on the ... See the full answer