Magnification:

$\overline{){\mathbf{m}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{{\mathbf{h}}_{\mathbf{i}}}{{\mathbf{h}}_{\mathbf{o}}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{-}}\frac{{\mathbf{s}}_{\mathbf{i}}}{{\mathbf{s}}_{\mathbf{o}}}}$

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h_{i} = - 3.0 cm (Image height).

h_{o} = 1.0 cm (Object height)

1) An object is 1.0 cm tall and its inverted image is 3.0 cm tall. What is the exact magnification?

2) A ______________ can be considered as an ultrathin beam of light that travels in a straight line until it meets a reflecting or refracting surface.

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