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Homework Help: Real Image / Optics

  1. Apr 25, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Doing some practice problems to prepare for upcoming exam and ran across this:

    A real image is
    a. One in which light does not pass through the image point but appears to diverge from that point
    b. One for which the magnification equal 1
    c. An excellent image
    d. An image that can be projected onto a screen
    e. None of these

    From what I learn, a real image is located in the plane of convergence for light that originate from a given object. I can easily eliminate (b) and (c). I'm just wondering if (d) could be an equivalent statement to a real image, or is it none of the above? Thanks
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 25, 2013 #2
    your thought processes are spot on.
  4. Apr 25, 2013 #3
    That's good to hear. So can you (or someone) help lead my though process to the correct conclusion?
  5. Apr 25, 2013 #4
    you have the answer.... a real image is (d)
  6. Apr 25, 2013 #5
    Thanks! Just making sure :)
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