Q. 204.2( 20 Votes )
A screen is placed 90cm from an object. The image of the object on the screen is formed by a convex lens at two different locations separated by 20cm. Determine the focal length of the lens.
Distance between the image (screen) and the object, D = 90 cm
Distance between two locations of the convex lens, d = 20 cm
Focal length of the lens = f
Focal length is related to d and D as:
f = …(1)
f = focal length
D = distance between image and the object.
d = Distance between two locations of the convex lens.
By putting the values in equation (1) we get,
⇒ f = 21.39cm
Therefore, the focal length of the convex lens is 21.39 cm.
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