Uses of Converging Lenses

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Uses of Converging Lenses

Magnifying Glasses:

  • The object being magnified must be closer to the lens than the focal length
  • The image formed is virtual because the light rays don't actually come from the place where the image appears to be
  • REMEMBER you can't project a virtual image onto a screen

Magnification = image height/object height

Cameras:

  • When you take a photograph…

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