Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 28 - Think and Explain: 76

Answer

The pictures formed will be dimmer, but they will be whole.

Work Step by Step

By covering half the lens, there will only be half the light. However, the entire image, though dimmer, will still be present. Ray diagrams may give you the wrong impression. The only way to convince yourself is to try it!
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