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  • Created on: 15-11-10 18:46

Magnification: size, how much bigger the image is than the specimen.

Resolution: detail, how well you can distinguish between 2 points close together.


The magnification equation is remembered as I AM.


1 metre is one whole metre.

1 decimetre is 1 tenth of a metre.

1 centimetre is 1 hundredth of a metre.

1 millimetre is 1 thousandth of a metre.

1 micrometre is 1 millionth of a metre.

1 nanometre is 1 thousand millionth…


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