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Post by curiousgeorge12345 » Thu Oct 11, 2007 2:41 am

I'm totally lost on this.

If I drew a diagram that was 7cm (70000 micrometers), and the cell viewed was measured to be 3 micrometers (using ruler on ocular lens), what is the magnification of the drawing?? The lens used to view was 100X. The ocular lens is 3.5X.

I know you calculate drawning size/actual size, but my number is huge! I am dividing 70000/ 3X3.5 = 6600X

That's way too big, isn't it?

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Post by mith » Thu Oct 11, 2007 3:15 am

you forgot your 100x lens.
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