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    Optics: Calculate the magnification when viewing a stamp with a magnifying glass

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    When viewed through a magnifying glass, a stamp that is 2 cm wide appears upright and 6 cm wide. What is the magnification?

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    The explanation and the problem are solved in 4 lines. The magnification when viewing a stamp with a magnifying glass is found. The magnification is calculated.

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