Thin Lens And Lens Maker Equations Video Lessons

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Problem: An object (bold arrow) is located at a distance of 3 f / 2 (i.e. at x = 3 f / 2) in front of a diverging lens as shown in the figure. Note that f is positive, so the focal length of this lens is - f.Choose the correct description of the image in the situation above.a) The image is real and inverted.b) The image is virtual and inverted.c) The image is real and upright.d) The image is virtual and upright.e) There is no image formed.

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An object (bold arrow) is located at a distance of 3 f / 2 (i.e. at x = 3 f / 2) in front of a diverging lens as shown in the figure. Note that f is positive, so the focal length of this lens is - f.

Choose the correct description of the image in the situation above.

a) The image is real and inverted.

b) The image is virtual and inverted.

c) The image is real and upright.

d) The image is virtual and upright.

e) There is no image formed.

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