College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 25 - Vision and Optical Instruments - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Exercises - Page 872: 26


a) $1.75X$ b) $1.3X$

Work Step by Step

a). For a person with near point at 25cm, $m=1+\frac{25}{f}$ $P=\frac{1}{f}$ or, $f=\frac{1}{P}=\frac{1}{3}=0.33m=33.3cm$ $m=1+\frac{25}{33.3}=1.75X$ b). For a person with near point at 10cm, $m=1+\frac{10}{f}=1+\frac{10}{33.3}=1.3X$
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