Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 23 - Light: Geometric Optics - Misconceptual Questions: 13

Answer

Choice E.

Work Step by Step

Examples and pictures shown in this chapter demonstrate that images can be produced by plane mirrors, curved mirrors, and lenses curved on both sides. Figure 23-31ab shows planoconvex lenses and planoconcave lenses that are only curved on one side. The lensmaker’s equation shows that such lenses can bring light rays to a focus or cause parallel rays to diverge, allowing them to create images too.
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