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Homework Help: Lens - find the focal length

  1. May 3, 2009 #1
    Lens -- find the focal length

    1. An object 3.0 cm tall is placed 20 cm in front of a converging lens. A real image is formed 10 cm from the lens. What is the focal length of the lens?

    2. 1/f = 1/do + 1/di

    3. 1/f = 1/do + 1/di
    1/f = 1/20 + 1/10
    f = 6.667 cm

    I'm not sure if this is right and if you can can you show me how the diagram would look like. Thank You!!
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  3. May 3, 2009 #2

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  5. May 3, 2009 #4
    Re: Lens -- find the focal length

    Thank You!!
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