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Problem: An object is 30 cm in front of a converging lens with a focal length of 10 cm. (a) Use ray tracing to determine the location of the image. (b What are the image characteristics: (i) upright or inverted, (ii) magnification, and (iii) real or virtual?

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Thin lens equation:

1so+1si=1f

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An object is 30 cm in front of a converging lens with a focal length of 10 cm. 

(a) Use ray tracing to determine the location of the image. 

(b What are the image characteristics: (i) upright or inverted, (ii) magnification, and (iii) real or virtual?

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