Mission RM9: Convex Mirror Images

Mission RM9 pertains to the characteristics of images fomed by convex mirrors and the manner in which those characteristics vary with the corresponding object location. The mission consists of 24 questions organized into 6 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...

Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to identify the characteristics of images formed by convex mirrors and contrast such images to those formed by concave mirrors.
  • The student should be able to recognize the approximate location, orientation and size of a convex mirror image if given a diagram with the object position.


Launch Mission RM9


Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:

The Physics Classroom, Reflection and Mirrors Unit, Lesson 4, Part c


Video Tutorial:

Convex Mirrors: Light Reflection and Image Formation



Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below: