Physics: optics of lenses and mirrors (1)





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Physics: Introduction to geometric optics for lenses and mirrors. Concave, convex, converging, diverging; real, virtual; upright, inverted, magnified, shrunk. Sign conventions for focal length, image distance, object distance, magnification. The lens/mirror equation; the magnification equation. Introduction to ray tracing.

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(1) The lens/mirror equation. Focal length distance, object distance. Convex, concave, diverging, converging
(2) Image distance. Real, virtual
(3) Continued. Magnified, shrunk
(4) Continued. Upright, inverted
(5) Continued. Magnification equation
(6) Continued. The lens/mirror chart
(7) A problem
(8) Continued. Ray tracing
(9) Continued
(10) Another problem
(11) Continued

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