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When a Fork is Seen Through Lenses A And B One by One, It Appears as Shown in the Diagrams. What is the Nature of (I) Lens A, and (Ii) Lens B? Give Reason for Your Answer. - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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When a fork is seen through lenses A and B one by one, it appears as shown in the diagrams. What is the nature of (i) lens A, and (ii) lens B? Give reason for your answer.

Solution

When the fork is seen through lens A, it appears to be diminished. Such diminished object is observed when it is placed near a concave lens. Therefore, lens A is concave, i.e., diverging in nature.
When the fork is seen through lens B, it appears to be enlarged. Such enlarged image is formed by a convex lens when an object is placed between the lens and its focus. Therefore, lens B is a convex, i.e., converging in nature.

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Solution When a Fork is Seen Through Lenses A And B One by One, It Appears as Shown in the Diagrams. What is the Nature of (I) Lens A, and (Ii) Lens B? Give Reason for Your Answer. Concept: Refraction of Light - Image Formation by Lenses - Concave Lens.
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