SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 376: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 376


An object (O) is placed in front of a convex (D) 9.8 m/s lens as shown. Which of the positions best (E) 15.7 m/s describes the location of the image?

A. Position A
B. Position B
C. Position C
D. Position D
E. Position E

Correct Answer: D


The correct answer is (D). The image formed by a convex lens when the object is outside the radius of curvature is real, inverted, and near the focal point on the other side of the lens.

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