How do you measure diameter?

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To measure the diameter of a circle you must measure the distance of a straight line that passes through the center of a circle with it's end points on the circle. The diameter of a circle will be the same from any two end points of a line that passes through the center. You can find more information here: http://www.mathopenref.com/diameter.html
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You can measure diameter by finding the width of a circle. You then divide the width by two, and the answer you get will be the diameter.
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1. Draw a circle on a sheet of paper using a pencil and compass to practice measuring the inside diameter of a two-dimensional circle. Outline the circle with a thick black marker
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a diameter is the whole measurement of a circle like if u where to find out the whole measurement of a ball 4 it 2 be a diameter it would have to measure the whole ball
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When measuring a monitor or TV screen, you would measure on a diagonal. Start at one corner, then measure across the screen to the opposite diagonal corner.
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How to Measure the Diameter of Trees
The diameter of a round object is tricky to measure directly so the usual way is to start with the circumference and then calculate the diameter. The circumference of a tree is measured 4 1/2 feet above ground level unless it forks at that point, in... More »
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