I was wondering if magnification applies to the vertical and horizontal dimensions, or just the vertical.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The following information is about the question I am dealing with. It won't answer my concern above, but give a sens of what is going on. The question is dealing with a thin lens (converging, if that matters) with the object (face area is given) in front of the lens (+p) and the image behind the lens (+q). Both the object and the image are farther from the lens than the focal point on their respective sides. The image is bigger than the object and is inverted (-M). The question asks for the area of the image. Does that mean the height of the object is multiplied by the magnification as well as the width, or is it just the height that is multiplied by the magnification?

Help would be appreciated, Thanks,

Mishy

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# Homework Help: Magnfication and Lenses

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