I'm having difficulty understanding how to estimate the location of an image in a lens/mirror.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I tried understanding it by going off the books question/answer section:

"A spherical concave lens has a focal length of 16 cm, and an object is placed 8 cm from the lens." It says the answer is 6.0 cm.

What formula is being used, I cannot figure out how they got 6 cm? All I see in the book for formulas is f=R/2 and R=2f.

I'm confused :(

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# Homework Help: Estimating image distance in lens and mirror

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