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# Problem: An object is 1.0 cm tall and its erect image is 4.0 cm tall. What is the exact magnification?

###### FREE Expert Solution

Not given whether image is real and inverted or virtual and upright: calculate magnitude only, given by:

$\overline{){\mathbf{m}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{{\mathbf{h}}_{\mathbf{i}}}{{\mathbf{h}}_{\mathbf{o}}}}$

where:

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###### Problem Details

An object is 1.0 cm tall and its erect image is 4.0 cm tall. What is the exact magnification?