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What is noted by +_5 in measuring cylinder?

  1. Jul 5, 2013 #1
    can anyone explain why is that noted?Most of them says that it denotes the error.why there should be an error in the instrument.Can't we make an instrument free of error?confused.
     
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  3. Jul 5, 2013 #2

    Borek

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    No..
     
  4. Jul 5, 2013 #3

    symbolipoint

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    How accurately can the practical, graduated, vertical number line be read? Free of Error is impossible.
     
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