February 25, 2017

Homework Help: Science

Posted by christina on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 12:40am.

The sensitivity of a measuring instrument is the value of the smallest quantity that can be read or estimated with it. What is the smallest part of a centimeter that can be read with the following?
(a) a meterstick with markings at each millimeter
I tried
.01 mm
.05 mm
.1 mm

all wrong..
(b) a digital caliper with a four-digit display
I tried
.0001 in
.01 mm
.01 in
all wrong as well

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