Thin Lens Equation: Examples & Questions - Quiz & Worksheet


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How do lenses work?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of how lenses are used?

2. What does a concave lens do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the worksheet and attached quiz that will test your knowledge of the thin lens equation. Topics you'll need to grasp include how lenses work and examples of how lenses are used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the worksheet and quiz to:

  • Understand what a concave lens does
  • Identify what is meant by 'negative image distance'
  • Name the focal length of a given lens and whether it is convex or concave

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to practice these study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the thin lens equation
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how lenses work in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what concave lenses do and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a negative image distance

Additional Learning

Find out more about the thin lens equation in this lesson named Thin Lens Equation: Examples & Questions, which will cover the following study objectives:

  • Analyze the thin lens equation
  • Assess the example lens calculation
  • Understand what a lens is