A wire mesh consisting of very small squares is viewed at a distance of 8 cm through a magnifying converging lens of focal length 10cm, kept close to the eye. The magnification produced by the lens is

A wire mesh consisting of very small squares is viewed at a distance of 8 cm through a magnifying converging lens of focal length 10cm, kept close to the eye. The magnification produced by the lens is

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Lens formula is given by

Where is focal length of lens, is image distance and is object distance.

Given (as lens is converging)

(as object is placed on left side of the lens)

Substituting these values in Eq. (i) , we get

Hence, magnification produced by the lens

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