Free Flashcard From Biology Chapter 6
9) A newspaper ad for a local toy store
indicates that a very inexpensive microscope available for a small child is
able to magnify specimens nearly as much as the much more costly microscope
available in your college lab. What is the primary reason for the price
A) The ad agency is misrepresenting the ability of the toy microscope to
B) The toy microscope does not have the same fine control for focus of the
C) The toy microscope magnifies a good deal, but has low resolution and
therefore poor quality images.
D) The college microscope produces greater contrast in the specimens.
E) The toy microscope usually uses a different wavelength of light source.
Topic: Concept 6.1