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## Is a glass a convex lens?

Convex lenses

In a convex lens (sometimes called a positive lens), the **glass** (or plastic) surfaces bulge outwards in the center giving the classic lentil-like shape. … Convex lenses are used in things like telescopes and binoculars to bring distant light rays to a focus in your eyes.

## When a convex lens is placed in water?

Now since the focal length is inversely proportional to the (μ−1), therefore the focal length will increase. Hence the **focal length of the lens increases** when it is immersed in the water.

## When glass convex lens is dipped in water then its power?

In other words, the power of the lens **decreases as the refractive index of the medium increases**.

## Where is convex lens used?

Convex lenses are used in **microscopes, magnifying glasses and eyeglasses**. They are also used in the cameras to create real images of objects present at a distance.

## How do you know if a lens is concave or convex?

**A convex lens is thicker at the centre and thinner at the edges**. A concave lens is thicker at the edges and thinner at the centre. Due to the converging rays, it is called a converging lens.

## What is the focal length of convex lens in water?

When any lens or glass slab is immersed in a liquid whose refractive index is equal to that of lens, refractive index of lens will be equal to 1 relative to that liquid. The focal length of the lens in this case, will **tend to infinity**.

## How many images can convex lens?

The given convex lens is made up of five different materials.So they have different refractive indices/ different focal lengths. Hence they form **five different images**.

## What happens when lens is dipped in liquid?

That is the nature of lens remains unchanged, but it’s focal length increases and hence **power of lens decreases**. It means lens behaves as a plane glass plate and becomes invisible in the medium. …

## What happens when concave lens is dipped in water?

The focus of a concave mirror is situated at a distance which is half of the radius of curvature of the mirror. When kept inside water, **the laws of reflections are still valid**, thus the focal length of the concave mirror does not change. … Thus the focal length of the convex lens will increase.

## What are the examples of concave lens?

**There are many examples of concave lenses in real-life applications.**

- Binoculars and telescopes.
- Eye Glasses to correct nearsightedness.
- Cameras.
- Flashlights.
- Lasers (CD, DVD players for example).