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Q. 17

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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A -diameter microscope objective has a focal length of . What object distance gives a lateral magnification of ?

The object distance is .

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Step 1: Given Information.

We have given that:

Diameter= ,

focal length= .

We need to find object distance which gives a lateral magnification of .

Step 2: Equation.

Object is not close to the focal point .

Approximation, lateral magnification is given:


Step 3: Calculation

represent microscope tube length.

Let us find the value of .


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