Finding length of AB with ruler

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We measure AB

& AB = 6.5 cm

But , there can be errors……..

 

We might have difficulty reading over the marks in the pointer

 

We can also have positioning error

 

Positioning error

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If our eyes are not vertically on top of the object,

we may get errors due to angular viewing.

 

So, how do we get rid of such errors?

We use a divider.   

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 8 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo. You can check his NCERT Solutions from Class 6 to 12.