Problem: The near point (the smallest distance at which an object can be seen clearly) and the far point (the largest distance at which an object can be seen clearly) are measured for six different people.near point(cm)far point(cm)Avishka40?Berenice30300Chadwick25500Danya25?Edouard80200Francesca50?A.) Which, if any of these people are nearsighted (myopic)?B.) Which, if any, of these people require bifocals to correct their vision?C.) Which, if any, of these people's vision can be corrected using only converging lenses?

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Nearsighted people are those who can observe things up to 500cm.

They can see things in the near distance only.

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The near point (the smallest distance at which an object can be seen clearly) and the far point (the largest distance at which an object can be seen clearly) are measured for six different people.


near point
(cm)
far point
(cm)
Avishka40?
Berenice30300
Chadwick25500
Danya25?
Edouard80200
Francesca50?

A.) Which, if any of these people are nearsighted (myopic)?

B.) Which, if any, of these people require bifocals to correct their vision?

C.) Which, if any, of these people's vision can be corrected using only converging lenses?

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