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Homework Help: Optics and lens homework

  1. Jan 22, 2009 #1
    Sufferers of myopia, nearsightedness, have difficutly resolving distant objects because the lenses in their eyes are too strong. If a myopic person has a prescription of -5 diopters, what image do her corrective lenses crate for distant objects?

    P=1/f

    I tried this problem and got an "upright, virtual image about 20cm in front of the eyes." Is this correct?
     
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  3. Jan 22, 2009 #2

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    Re: Optics

    That's the correct answer. Good job.:smile:
     
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