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ERIC Number: EJ1004667
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Pages: 1
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
Converging or Diverging Lens?
Branca, Mario
Physics Teacher, v51 n2 p86 Feb 2013
Why does a lens magnify? Why does it shrink objects? Why does this happen? The activities that we propose here are useful in helping us to understand how lenses work, and they show that the same lens can have different magnification capabilities. A converging lens can also act as a diverging lens. (Contains 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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