# What is the total magnification of 40x objective lens?

**10x**, 40x and 100x powers. When coupled with a

**10x**(most common) eyepiece lens, total magnification is 40x (4x times

**10x**), 100x , 400x and 1000x.

Keeping this in view, what does 40x magnification mean?

Such microscopes are known as compound light microscopes. The objective lenses on a compound light microscope doess have powers that start of as 4x on the smallest power, 10x on the middle power setting and **40x** on the maximum power setting. This **means** that the object can be **magnified** either, **40x**, 100x or 400x.

Also Know, how do you calculate the magnification of an objective lens? To **calculate** the **magnification**, simply multiply the ocular **lens** (10x) by the **objective lens**. With this microscope you can obtain four different **magnifications**: 40x, 100x, 400x and 1000x.

Also asked, what would be the magnification if you were using a 40x objective?

Each **objective** lens has a different **magnification**. Multiply the **magnification** of the eyepiece by the **magnification** of the **objective** lens to produce total **magnification**. For example, a 10X ocular lens and a **40X objective** lens **will** produce a total **magnification** of 400X (10 x 40 = 400).

How do you calculate the total magnification of a microscope?

To figure the **total magnification** of an image that you are viewing through the **microscope** is really quite simple. To get the **total magnification** take the power of the objective (4X, 10X, 40x) and multiply by the power of the eyepiece, usually 10X.