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Question: 

One lens of a nearsighted person’s eyeglasses has a focal length of -26.0 cm and the lens is 1.8 cm from the eye. If the person switches to contact lenses placed directly on the eye, what should be the focal length of the corresponding contact lens?

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$d_{i2} = -27.8 \textrm{ cm, } f_2 = -27.8 \textrm{ cm}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 25, Problem 18

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Chapter 25, Problem 18 is solved.

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