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2. Stains are used to....

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

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

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

4. What is the magnification of a light microscope using visible light?

  • 1500x
  • 1200x
  • 1600x
  • 1400x

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

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

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