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Power of accommodation


During a game of pool, Rohini focuses on the white ball. She hits the ball with the cue stick and watches it move away from her across the table.
Diagram shown with the labels - pupil, ciliary muscles, lens. Object to the left.
What happens to the ciliary muscles and the lens in each eye as the ball moves away?
Note: Assume that she sees a sharp image of the ball as it moves.
Choose 2 answers: