the image formed by a plane mirror is 
(a) diminished
(b) inverted
(c) erect
(d) enlarged
what is the correct answer ?? ( give reason 5 marks )

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The image formed by plane mirror is laterally inverted. Hence, option (b) is  correct.

Lateral inversion is the effect produced by a plane mirror in reversing images from left to right. As we observe our image on a plane mirror, we can see that our left side is at the right side of the image and our right side is at the left side of the image. Light rays coming from the left side of the object after reflection image is on the right side. In this way image formed by the mirror is laterally inverted   
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the image formed in the plane mirror is inverted because the mirror has a smooth surface , so it reflects all the light in the same direction 
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