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It means the specimen you are looking at is being magnified 150 times its normal size.

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Q: What does 150X mean for a microscope?
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How many times larger will an object appear if the microscope is set on the high power objective?

This depends entirely on the microscope you are using. Typical high lenses are 150x to 250x, some to 400x.


What is the magnification of ocular 5x by objective 10x?

The total magnification of a microscope is found by multiplying the ocular and objective together.


If 2 lenses of a compound microscope are 5X and 30X what will be the total magnification?

you must multiply the two lenses getting a total of 150X


What is the total magnification for each lens setting on a microscope with 15X ocular and 4X 10X 45X and 97X objective lenses?

Multiply the Ocular strength by the Objective strength. In this case: 60x, 150x, 675x, 1455x


What is the total magnification for each lens setting on a microscope with 15x oculars and 4x 10x 45x and 97x objective lenses?

Multiply the Ocular strength by the Objective strength. In this case: 60x, 150x, 675x, 1455x


What limits the useful magnification of a compound microscope?

Several things do: 1) what magnification the ocular is (usually 10x) and the highest magnification of the objectives (usually 100x), giving you a total mag of 1000x 2) resolution, which in turn is affected by numerical aperture


What percent of 150 is 71?

47 1/3 Make a percent proportion 71 x ---- = ------ 150 100 Step 1. Cross multiply 71*100=150x 7100=150x Step 2. Solve 7100/150=150x/150 x=47.3333...= 47 1/3 %


What is a compound light?

'Compound light' means a certain type of microscope, separating it from other types like digital microscope or electron scanning microscopes. Compound light microscope is the very traditional type used in laboratories. It has usually a set of lenses for different magnification levels (eg. 150x, 300x, 600x, 900x, 1200x) The object of study under the microscope can be illuminated in different ways to enable one to inspect certain characteristics better.


What does microscope field mean in science?

it means to see through the microscope on a field


What does field of view mean of a microscope?

a place where the background of the object is called field in microscope


If the ocular lens is 10x what would the total magnification be for the following objective lenses of 15x be?

70x


What does les parties mean?

"The parts"ex. "les parties du microscope" would be "the parts of a microscope"