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# A telescope has an objective of focal length 50 cm and an eye piece of focal length 5 cm. It is focused for distinct vision on a scale 200 cm away from the objective. What is the linear magnification of the telescope numerically? Also what is the magnifying power of the telescope numerically?

Could someone tell me, if linear magnification of the telescope different from magnifying power of the telescope? I think they both mean the same. I have this doubt because 2 different answers are given in my book for linear magnification and magnifying power of the telescope.

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# Homework Help: Magnification of telescope

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