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Problem: Which of the following statements are true for images formed by thin lenses?Check all that apply.a) A diverging lens always produces a virtual image of an object placed in front of it.b) A diverging lens always produces an upright image of an object placed in front of it.c) A converging lens always produces an inverted image of an object placed in front of it.d) A converging lens always produces an image that is larger than the object.e) A diverging lens always produces an image that is larger than the object.f) A converging lens always produces a real image of an object placed in front of it.

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For converging lenses, the characteristics of the image are affected by the location of the object. 

For a diverging lens, the image formed is always smaller than the object. Also, the image produced is always virtual.

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Which of the following statements are true for images formed by thin lenses?

Check all that apply.

a) A diverging lens always produces a virtual image of an object placed in front of it.

b) A diverging lens always produces an upright image of an object placed in front of it.

c) A converging lens always produces an inverted image of an object placed in front of it.

d) A converging lens always produces an image that is larger than the object.

e) A diverging lens always produces an image that is larger than the object.

f) A converging lens always produces a real image of an object placed in front of it.

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