Problem: A standardized biological microscope has an 8.0-mm-focal-length objective.What focal-length eyepiece should be used to achieve a total magnification of 200x ?

FREE Expert Solution

Microscope magnification:

M=DoDfefo Do is the tube length usually 160mm, D is the distance of closest vision usually 250mm, fe is the eyepiece focal length and fo is the objective lens focal length.

88% (347 ratings)
View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

A standardized biological microscope has an 8.0-mm-focal-length objective.
What focal-length eyepiece should be used to achieve a total magnification of 200x ?

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the !! Microscopes concept. If you need more !! Microscopes practice, you can also practice !! Microscopes practice problems.