The least distance of distinct vision is 25 cm. If the focal length of a convex lens is 10 cm, it acts as a simple microscope with maximum magnification of

A

2.5

B

3

C

3.5

D

5

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Correct option is C)

For a simple microscope, the magnification $M$ is given by $1+fD $ where D is least distance of distinct vision.

$M=1+1025 =3.5$

Answer. (C) 3.5

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