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#1 2014-05-15 02:44:56

Registered: 2011-12-01
Posts: 12

Inverse Function

Hi All

I have come across this problem and it's giving me some jip.

I have a function

I would like to be able to put in the field of view and then solve for the focal length. Is this possible, what with
there being 2 internal variables?

Many thanks in advance.


I see it, but I don't believe it.


#2 2014-05-15 04:17:27

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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,018

Re: Inverse Function

Not without knowing 'width' too.

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#3 2014-05-15 05:25:53

From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 107,186

Re: Inverse Function


You can solve for it but there will still be one more variable.

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