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An object is located in a fixed position in front of a screen .Sharp image is obtained on the screen for two positions of a thin lens are separated by 10 cm .The size of the images in two situations are in the ratio 3 : 2 . What is the distance between the screen and the object ?

$(a)\;124.5\;cm \qquad(b)\;144.5\;cm\qquad(c)\;65.0\;cm\qquad(d)\;99.0\;cm$

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Answer is 99 cm (d)

as ratio of magnification is given m1/m2 = 3/2 = (D+10)^2/(D-10)^2 on solving for D = 99cm
answered Dec 3, 2016 by jimyjayant_1

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