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 q M =− 
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 Or
it
may
be
written
as
this:
 
 i M =− 
 o 
 In
order
to
determine
magnification,
you
will
need
two
of
the
three
values:

image
 distance,
object
distance,
focal
length.

If
one
of
the
values
you’re
given
is
focal
 length,
you’ll
need
to
use
the
lens
equation
to
find
the
missing
term
for
the
 magnification
equation.
 
 Lab
17
–
Interference
and
Diffraction
I
 
 With
a
single
slit,
the
following
equation
is
useful
for
finding
minimums:
 
 nλ 
 sin θ min = a 
 θ min 
is
the
angle
where
the
minimum
occurs.
 n 
is
an
integer
representing
the
1st,
2nd,
3rd,
etc
minimum.
 λ 
is
the
wavelength
of
the
light.
 a 
is
the
slit
width.
 
 Note
that
if
the
wavelength
and
the
sl...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2010 for the course PHYS 1112L taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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