Unformatted text preview: diverging lens (f 2 ): This data is completely logical because the focal length of the converging lens is significantly larger than the effective focal length. We also were able to calculate the magnification of both lenses from the data. Following are example calculations for m 1 and m eff : Understandably, we had a large percentage of error in this experiment for the magnification of both lenses. For Part A of the experiment the percent error was 12.91% and in Part B the percent error was 11.03%. This was entirely due to human error. This was not a precise experiment because it was extremely hard to effectively focus the image and then measure the object and image distances. Our theory for calculating m 2 of the diverging lens is a multiplication property; this theory was developed due to the fact that the 2 lens are placed side by side and then an image is project through both at the same time. The equation for this theory is as follows:...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course PHYS 132 taught by Professor Sharpe during the Fall '08 term at Cal Poly.
- Fall '08