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If the size of the high-power field is 1.2 mm an object that occupies approximately a third of that field has an estimated diameter of?

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June 05, 2009 3:05PM

area of object = (1/3) pi * radius^2 = (1/3) (pi) * (0.6)^2 = 0.377

Find the diameter of this object (assuming it's a circle), and that's the answer:

diameter = radius * 2

radius = square root (area / pi)

diameter = 2 * square root (area / pi)

diameter = 2 * (0.335) = 0.67