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anonymous
 5 years ago
can anyone explain the magnification formula to me please??? as in tell me the units that theyre in, coz it confuses me :S
images size=actual size x magnification??
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anonymous
 5 years ago
can anyone explain the magnification formula to me please??? as in tell me the units that theyre in, coz it confuses me :S images size=actual size x magnification?? thanks :)

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is a physics question, not a biology question .. But.... to answer your question, the formula can also be written as \[(image size)/(actual size) = Magnification\]Now, the units of the image and actual size is in measurements of length (m, inches, cm) and you can see that the units cancel out so Magnification is unitless. Magnification can always be thought of how big the new (image size) is relative to the actual object. Hope this helped!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ignore that but i used the formula but then when the actual size was in mm and the image size was micrometre dividing it gave me the wrong answer i had to convert mm to m to get the right answer thats what im getting confused on the units in which they have to be in before getting divided :S

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, always make sure you have the right units. Like mili is 1000 times larger than micro
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