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A doctor has prescribed a corrective lens of power +1.5 D. Find the focal length of the lens. Is the prescribed lens diverging or converging? - Science

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A doctor has prescribed a corrective lens of power +1.5 D. Find the focal length of the lens. Is the prescribed lens diverging or converging?

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Solution

Power of lens, P= 1/f
P= 1.5D
f= 1/1.5 = 10/15 = 0.66 m
A convex lens has a positive focal length. Hence, it is a convex lens or a converging lens.

Concept: Power of a Lens
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NCERT Class 10 Science
Chapter 10 Light – Reflection and Refraction
Q 17 | Page 186
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