## Ruler - Wikipedia

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A ruler, sometimes called a rule or line gauge, is an instrument used in geometry, technical ... Desk rulers are used for three main purposes: to measure, to aid in drawing straight lines and as a s...

## How to Read a Ruler: 10 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

For example, if you need to measure a nail, place one end directly on the left side of the ruler. If it ends directly above the long line next to the large number 5, ...

## How To Read A Ruler - Math A Tube

How to read a standard ruler. ... A ruler is use to measure units of length, inches, feet ... example. The paper clip is of an inch long. Example of a standard ruler.

## FAQ: How do I read a ruler? - Online Conversion

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How to read a ruler. ... A ruler used to be called a rule, and rulers would be rules. ... Since millimeters are 1/10th of a centimeter, if you measure 7 marks after a ...

## Measuring in inches using the 1/16 parts of an inch

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Here are four rulers that all measure in inches. They are NOT to scale. Instead, they are magnified to be “bigger” than the actual rulers, so you can see the ...

Nov 22, 2011 ... How to read a ruler.wmv ... Measuring Lines in Inches and Half Inches with a Ruler (Revised) ... Tape Measure use, markings, fractions, etc.

## The Evolution of the Metre - Today I Found Out

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Jan 29, 2014 ... So how did this unit of measurement come to be? Well, before we discuss the metre, it's important to understand what came first. Prior to the ...

## History of measurement - Wikipedia

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As civilization developed, so too did the need for units of measurement. These were required for numerous tasks such as: constructing dwellings of an ...

## History of Rulers @ Super Beefy

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Sep 9, 2007 ... Using a ruler or a tape measure would be a lot easier than figuring ... The English units of measure evolved from many origins, some as old as the Roman conquest . ... The new measuring system did not catch on immediately.