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How to Read a inch Ruler- customary

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Measurement of

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How to Read a inch Ruler- customary

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Measurement of

Length-Worksheets

>** Measurement Using A Metric Ruler** < you are here

millimeters.

A centimeter is a unit of length in the metric system.

There are 2.54 centimeters in an inch.

A 12 inch ruler is about 30 cm long.

Example of a centimeter (cm) ruler

There are 5 cm on the ruler above. There are 10 mm

between each cm.

between each cm.

Examples:

The line segment above is 2 centimeter long or 20

millimeters.

millimeters.

The line segment above = 3 mm

The line segment above = 1cm and 1mm or 11 mm

This can also be read as 1.1 cm