Draw a Ray Diagram to Illustrate the Formation of an Enlarged and Upright Image of an Object by a Lens. Name the Lens Used. Where Should the Object Be Placed Relative to the Lens? - Physics

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Draw a ray diagram to illustrate the formation of an enlarged and upright image of an object by a lens. Name the lens used. Where should the object be placed relative to the lens? Will the image be real or virtual? Name a device where this action of lens is used.

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Solution

The ray diagram showing the formation of an enlarged and upright image of an object by a lens is shown in the figure alongside. For the object AB, the image is A’B’. The lens used is convex (converging).
The object should be placed between optical centre O and focus F of the lens, in front of it.
The image is virtual.
This action of lens is used in a simple magnifier (or a reading glass).

Concept: Lens
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Chapter 4: Refraction through Lenses and Optical Instruments - Figure Based Long Answers

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ICSE Class 10 Physics
Chapter 4 Refraction through Lenses and Optical Instruments
Figure Based Long Answers | Q 10

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