Images, Converging lenses, and Ray Diagrams

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What is one key difference between real and virtual images?
Real images can be projected onto screens
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Give two examples of virtual images
A reflection in a mirror; the image through a magnifying glass
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Is a converging lens convex or concave?
Convex
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What is the name of the distance between the centre of the lens and the focal point?
The focal length
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What happens when an object is closer to the lens than the focal length?
The image is magnified
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What is the magnification formula?
Magnification = Image size / Object size
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Give two examples of virtual images

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A reflection in a mirror; the image through a magnifying glass

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Is a converging lens convex or concave?

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What is the name of the distance between the centre of the lens and the focal point?

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What happens when an object is closer to the lens than the focal length?

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