Problem: Rank the images on the basis of the magnitude of their magnification, from greatest to smallest.Rank the images on the basis of their size, assuming the object size is the same. (in cm)1. d=15; f=202. d=15; f=53. d=5;   f=204. d=20; f=105. d=10; f=206. d=10; f=5

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Lens maker equation:

1si+1so=1f

Magnification, 

m=-siso

From the lens maker equation:

1do=1f-1d=d-ffdm=-ddo=-d(1do)=-d(d-f)fd=f-df

The sizes of the images are determined by the magnification. 

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Rank the images on the basis of the magnitude of their magnification, from greatest to smallest.

Rank the images on the basis of their size, assuming the object size is the same. (in cm)

1. d=15; f=20

2. d=15; f=5

3. d=5;   f=20

4. d=20; f=10

5. d=10; f=20

6. d=10; f=5

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