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2. How can the magnification of an object be calculated?

  • resolution/ size of object
  • size of image/ size of object
  • size of object/size of image
  • size of image/ resolution

3. Stains are used to....

  • To make the cells blue
  • To kill the cells
  • Make different parts of the specimen stand more clearly
  • To fix the cells

4. An advantage of the light microscope is that...

  • It enables observation of a wide range of specimens
  • Most internal cellular structures can be seen
  • It has a very high resolution
  • It is portable

5. Why must the specimen must be very thin when using a light microscope?

  • So its easy to place in the microscope
  • So the light can reflect off the specimen
  • To enable the light to travel through the cells
  • To allow us to see through the specimen with our naked eye


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