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1

What is the calculation for magnification?

Image size
Actual size x magnification

2

cm
mm
um
nm
pm

going down the scale, multiply by 1000
going up the scale, divide 1000

3

Light microscopes

Uses a tiny objective lens and a beam of light to magnify an image of a specimen. They are relatively cheap.

4

Electron microscope

Higher resolution and higher magnification.