Concave Lens and Ray Diagrams

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The following diagrams show the ray diagram for a concave lens. With a concave lens, the image will always be diminished, the right way up and virtual.
Ray Diagram for Concave Lens

Concave Lenses
Draw a ray diagram to show how an image is formed by a concave lens.
Describe the properties of an image produced by a concave lens.

Ray Tracing for Concave or Diverging Lens
Draw different ray diagrams with the object at different places in relation to the focus and find out where the image appears.

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