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Homework Help: Angular magnification of a microscope

  1. Feb 18, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    The image formed by a microscope objective with a focal length of 5.00\;{\rm mm} is 160\;{\rm mm} from its second focal point. The eyepiece has a focal length of 26.0\;{\rm mm}. What is the angular magnification of the microscope?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    don't know what equation I should use.
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  3. Feb 18, 2008 #2


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    Look at magnification on wikipedia
  4. Feb 18, 2008 #3
    no help

    that doesn't help
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