Thin Lens And Lens Maker Equations Video Lessons

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# Problem: a. What is the focal length of the eye-lens system when viewing an object at infinity? Assume that the lens-retina distance is 2.0 cm . Follow the sign conventions.b. What is the focal length of the eye-lens system when viewing an object 32 cm from the eye? Assume that the lens-retina distance is 2.0 cm . Follow the sign conventions.

###### FREE Expert Solution

The lens equation:

$\overline{)\frac{\mathbf{1}}{{\mathbit{s}}_{\mathbit{o}}}{\mathbf{+}}\frac{\mathbf{1}}{{\mathbit{s}}_{\mathbit{i}}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{1}}{\mathbit{f}}}$

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1/∞ + 1/2.0 = 1/f

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###### Problem Details

a. What is the focal length of the eye-lens system when viewing an object at infinity? Assume that the lens-retina distance is 2.0 cm . Follow the sign conventions.

b. What is the focal length of the eye-lens system when viewing an object 32 cm from the eye? Assume that the lens-retina distance is 2.0 cm . Follow the sign conventions.