Lens Equation Experiment using Excel

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Title Lens Equation Experiment using Excel
Description Students should be able to derive the lens equation: 1/f = 1/do + 1/di (not usually an easy task) using data collected in class with actual convex lenses or online with the simulation. (IMPORTANT NOTE: clicking "download" is the best choice because the other option gives you a document format, not an Excel file.)
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 90 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords equation, excel, experiment, lab, lens, simulation
Simulation(s) Geometric Optics

Author(s) Ed Chomka
School / Organization Sutton (MA) High School
Date submitted 1/26/09
Date updated 4/18/14