How is the focal length of a lens affected by change in(1) radii of curvature of two surfaces of lens (2)refractive index of the material of lens?

Asked by Kanwaranita10 | 7th Aug, 2019, 05:41: PM

Expert Answer:

A c c o r d i n g space t o space l e n s space m a k e r apostrophe s space f o r m u l a space
fraction numerator space 1 over denominator f end fraction equals open parentheses mu minus 1 close parentheses open parentheses 1 over R subscript 1 minus fraction numerator begin display style 1 end style over denominator begin display style R subscript 2 end style end fraction close parentheses
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F o c a l space l e n g t h space i s space d i r e c t l y space p r o p o r t i o n a l space t o space r a d i u s space o f space c u r v a t u r e.

Answered by Utkarsh Lokhande | 7th Aug, 2019, 06:27: PM