Figure 49-6

The two upper lenses of this figure have the same focal length, but the light rays entering the top lens are parallel, whereas those entering the middle lens are diverging; the effect of parallel versus diverging rays on the focal distance is shown. The bottom lens has far more refractive power than either of the other two lenses (i.e., has a much shorter focal length), demonstrating that the stronger the lens is, the nearer to the lens the point focus is.

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