Hands-on: Vernier calipers

Parts of a vernier caliper

 

 

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Scale

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Here I’m trying to measure the width of my eraser, which is 2.41 cm.

Other measurements:

– Pen width: 0.96 cm

– Water bottle width: 7.86 cm

– iPhone 4 width: 5.99 cm

* The picture is a little slanted, so there might be some parallax error if you look at the reading from here.

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