What is Lens

It is a transparent glass

it is bound by 2 spherical surfaces

Hence, if 2 glass spheres are joined together, they form a lens


What are Different Types of lens

They are of 2 types


Concave Lens

It is thin in center but thicker at the edges


Convex Lens

It is thick in middle but thinner at the edges


Real life images of Concave and Convex Lens look like




NCERT Question 1 - Which one of the following materials cannot be used to make a lens?
(a) Water (b) Glass (c) Plastic (d) Clay

View Answer

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 10 Class 10 - Light - Reflection and Refraction (Term 1)

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CA Maninder Singh
CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 11 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo