why convex lens called converging lens

Asked by Vaishnavi Giri | 21st Mar, 2011, 07:45: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear student,
The light entering a convex lens is bent (refracted) towards the center (axis) of the lens, or converging towards the center of the axis.
Hope this helps.

Answered by  | 21st Mar, 2011, 10:33: PM

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