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Magnification produced by a rear view mirror fitted in vehicles

  1. is less than one
  2. is more than one
  3. is equal to one
  4. can be more than or less than one depending upon the position of the object in front of it

Answer

Convex mirror is used as rear view mirror in vehicles. It forms virtual, erect and diminished images of the objects. As, magnification is ratio of height of image to the height of the object, hence, magnification produced by a rear view mirror fitted in vehicles is less than one.

The correct option is A.