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# Using a Ruler PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Using a Ruler. The key to accurate measurement!. Step 1. Select a type of ruler Fractional Decimal Metric. Step 2. Begin at the side of your object to be measured and line up the end of the ruler with the edge (make sure they are exactly even). Step 3.

Using a Ruler

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### Using a Ruler

The key to accurate measurement!

### Step 1

• Select a type of ruler

Fractional

Decimal

Metric

### Step 2

• Begin at the side of your object to be measured and line up the end of the ruler with the edge (make sure they are exactly even)

### Step 3

• Pull/lay ruler straight across area to be measured (be sure to pull the ruler snug—you don’t want any slack)

### Step 4

• Check whole number unit nearest the edge of the object

### Step 5

• Mark or record measurement results