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Homework Help: Need very fast answer please. very easy if you know how to read a vernier scale.

  1. Aug 28, 2011 #1
    i know how to read these scales, but this problem was really hard to see for me. can you guys see if it lines up at .44mm or .46 mm? I attached drawing

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  3. Aug 28, 2011 #2


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    My opinion is that it is somewhere in between, but closer to .46
  4. Aug 28, 2011 #3


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    I suspect neither - but this doesn't look the vernier part of the scale. That is where you find which one is lining up
    On the vernier part One scale has 10 divisions, the other has 9
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