Which of the following ray diagrams is correct for the ray of light incident on a lens shown in Fig. 10.7?

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(a) Fig. A.

(b) Fig. B.

(c) Fig. C.

(d) Fig. D.

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Answer

The figure given is that of a convex lens .

According to rules of drawing ray diagram

  • For a lens, a ray of light passing through the focus of a convex lens
  •   becomes parallel to the principal axis on the other side.

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So, the correct answer is (a)

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

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