# magnification of the picture

You have been given a picture of a cell. The magnification of the picture is 8000 X. The cell in this picture is 2 cm in length. Based on the information provided, this job determines what is the actual size of the cell? It also shows all relevant calculations and expresses the answer in micrometers.

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The cell in the picture is 2 cm. Just for fun, let's assume that the magnification was 1X. If so, what would the actual size be? 2 cm, right?

Let's assume that the magnification is 2X. What would the cell size be? Well, 1 cm of course. Right?

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