Problem: How do we calculate magnification of a microscope? If we have an ocular of magnification power 10X and an objective lens 40X in place what magnification of our sample will we see?

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The calculation of the total magnification follows a simle multiplication of each component's individual magnification (i.e. the magnification of the ocular and the objective lens in use.

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How do we calculate magnification of a microscope? If we have an ocular of magnification power 10X and an objective lens 40X in place what magnification of our sample will we see?

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