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

(a) a meterstick with markings at each millimeter

I tried

.01 mm

.05 mm

.1 mm

.01cm

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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**DrBob222**, Monday, February 3, 2014 at 12:48amFor a I would think it could be estimated to the nearest 0.5 mm which is 0.05 cm.

For b, the problem doesn't say what the digits mean; i.e., four-digit display of what length? If it is 1234 then it can be read to 1 in the last place, whatever that last place is.

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**asdf**, Monday, September 15, 2014 at 12:36amthe caliper is .0005 cm

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