What is linear magnification??

Asked by  | 29th Apr, 2008, 08:29: AM

Expert Answer:

Magnification is the process of enlarging something only in appearance, not in physical size. Magnification is also a number describing by which factor an object was magnified. When this number is less than one it refers to a reduction in size, sometimes called minification.

  • Linear or transverse magnification — For real images, such as images projected on a screen, size means a linear dimension (measured, for example, in millimeters or inches).
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    Answered by  | 25th May, 2008, 07:59: PM

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