Problem: Assume that you get a lens 6 and set up the lens system (total 2 lenses) with the light source. At some object distance and image distance, you can only see a sharp image with your eyes. How can you tell this lens 6 is a converging lens or a diverging lens?

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Both diverging and converging lens produces sharp images.

 A converting light from a lens forms a real image and can be seen by placing the screen appropriately. 

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Assume that you get a lens 6 and set up the lens system (total 2 lenses) with the light source. At some object distance and image distance, you can only see a sharp image with your eyes. How can you tell this lens 6 is a converging lens or a diverging lens?

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