# If the total magnification of a slide is 400x and the ocular lenses are 10x, what is the magnifying power of the objective being used?

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If the total magnification of a slide is 400x and the ocular lenses are 10x, what is the magnifying power of the objective being used?

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Magnification is the process of enlarging the apparent size. This enlargement is quantified by a calculated number.

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In order to ascertain the total magnification when viewing an image with a compound microscope, the power of the objective lens is multiplied by the power of the eyepiece. Given total magnification of the sl... help_outlineImage TranscriptioncloseMagnifying power of the objective Total magnification of the slide Magnification of the ocular lens = 400 10 = 40 fullscreen

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