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Name: Image Formation by Lenses
ID: m42470
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • List the rules for ray tracking for thin lenses.
  • Illustrate the formation of images using the technique of ray tracking.
  • Determine power of a lens given the focal length.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Camera, Concave lens, Converging lens, Convex lens, Diverging lens, Eye, Focal length, Focal point, Lens, Power, Real image, Virtual image
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.5 (history)
First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 3:29 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 5, 2012 9:32 pm -0500

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Version: 1.5 Jul 5, 2012 9:32 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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image updates and LO modification

Version: 1.4 Jun 20, 2012 10:20 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Post Words and numbers QA

Version: 1.3 Jun 13, 2012 3:27 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Review changes

Version: 1.2 May 16, 2012 4:51 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 7:05 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Created module

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