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Images in a diverging lens are always virtual. when an objectis placed

  1. May 21, 2012 #1
    images in a diverging lens are always virtual. when an objectis placed betweenthe focus and optical centre of a converging lens, the image is also virtual. what are the differences between these virtual images? explain by studying the 4 characteristics of each image.



    i have no idea of what to do, ive looked through my text book and couldnt find anything, please help!
     
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  3. May 21, 2012 #2

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    What are those characteristics of an image?

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  4. May 21, 2012 #3
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    i think that they are both virtual and that their put through different types of lenses
     
  5. May 21, 2012 #4

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    What about position, magnitude, are they upright or inverted?

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  6. May 21, 2012 #5
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    yea i think those as well
     
  7. May 21, 2012 #6

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    And what is the difference between the virtual images produced by a converging lens and a diverging one? Can you magnify by a diverging lens?

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  8. May 22, 2012 #7
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    the characteristics are magnification, attitude, location and type
    diverging is when the rays radiate outward from the focus
    converging is when the rays radiate inward so they cross eachother
     
  9. May 22, 2012 #8

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    It is correct. Can you tell the difference between the virtual images produced by a converging or a diverging lens?

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