Problem: An object is placed 16 cm from a double concave thin lens (the index of refraction is 1.5) with the magnitude of the radius of curvature 20 cm on both sides. What is the magnification of the image? a) –0.56 b) +0.89 c) –0.89 d) 0.56 e) –1.10

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An object is placed 16 cm from a double concave thin lens (the index of refraction is 1.5) with the magnitude of the radius of curvature 20 cm on both sides. What is the magnification of the image?

a) –0.56

b) +0.89

c) –0.89

d) 0.56

e) –1.10

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