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The eyepiece of a compound microscope has a focal length of 2.80 cm and the objective lens has f = 0.740 cm. If an object is placed 0.790 cm from the objective lens, calculate

  1. the distance between the lenses when the microscope is adjusted for a relaxed eye, and
  2. the total magnification.

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 
  1. 14.5 cm
  2. 130X

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 25, Problem 49


Chapter 25, Problem 49 is solved.

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