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:

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

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