Maharashtra State BoardHSC Science (Electronics) 11th
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Answer the following question. State the assumptions on which ray optics is based. - Physics

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Answer the following question.

State the assumptions on which ray optics is based.

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Solution

Ray optics is based on the following assumptions:

  1. Objects and images are situated close to the principal axis.
  2. Rays diverging from the objects are confined to a cone of a very small angle.
  3. If there is a parallel beam of rays, it is paraxial, i.e., parallel and close to the principal axis.
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Balbharati Physics 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 9 Optics
Exercises | Q 2. (ii) (b) | Page 185
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