Problem: A concave mirror is placed 0.800 m to the left of an object that is 2.00 mm tall. The mirror forms an image on a screen that is to the right of the object. The height of the image is 6.00 mm. What is the distance from the object to the screen?

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A concave mirror is placed 0.800 m to the left of an object that is 2.00 mm tall. The mirror forms an image on a screen that is to the right of the object. The height of the image is 6.00 mm. What is the distance from the object to the screen?

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