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converging lens show virtual and real images while diverging shows virtual images.

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Q: What is the difference between converging lens and diverging lens?
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What happens to light after it passes through a converging lens and after it passes through a diverging lens?

becomes more converging

Which of the following is accurate in describing converging and diverging lenses?

If a single lens forms a virtual image of an object, thenthe lens could be either a diverging or a converging lens.Which statement about a single thin lens is correctA diverging lens always produces a virtual upright image.

Is a magnifying glass a converging lens or a diverging lens?

A converging lens is a simple magnifying glass when the object is within one focal length of the lens. The image is then virtual, magnified, and right-side up.

The function of the lens is to?

The function of lens is to to form an image of an object by converging or diverging rays of light from the object.

Are diverging mirrors and convex mirrors the same thing?

Yes. Nd converging lens = concave lens

The differences in converging lens and a diverging lens?

A diverging light ray spreads out (diverges) in different directions, while a convergent light ray comes together (converges) at a single point known as the focus.

What is another name for a convex lens?

Concave and convex can refer the types of lenses used to treat refractive errors in the eyes. Concave is another word for myopic lens and convex is another name for a hyperopic lens also known as nearsighted and farsighted respectively

A diverging lens only produces a virtual image because the light rays never do what?

Converges (APEX)

Is 2 diopters a positive power?

If it is written as +2 Diopters it is positive, ie a converging lens. If it is written as -2 Diopters it is negative, ie a diverging lens. Diverging lenses are prescribed for myopia, or short-sightedness. Converging lenses are prescribed for hypermetropia or long-sightedness.

Why is a concave lens called a divergent lens?

A convex lens is wider at the edges than it is in the center. Therefore, it is a converging lens.

A convex lens is also called a lens?

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Is a contact lens a diverging or a converging lens?

They can be either. They will converge if thicker in the middle than edges, and diverge if thinner in the middle than edges.