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please can u further explain the two different formulaes in the answer cause i still did not understand the answer to my previous question as follows a lens of focal length f is cut into two equal parts without affecting its curvature. the two pieces will have equal focal length of ________ can u explain the answer as follows 1/F=1/f+1/f F=f/2 1/f=1/f'+1/f' f'=2f

Asked by Rida Mukadam 28th February 2015, 1:55 PM
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Answered by Expert 2nd March 2015, 11:40 AM
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