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# Measuring with a Ruler!!! PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Measuring with a Ruler!!!. A super-important engineering skill!!. Why Do We Measure?. So we can make stuff! Clearly define aspects of engineered items Conform to standards Minimize confusion. 1.8ish. Build this!. To make stuff, we need plans:. Two Systems of Measurement:.

Measuring with a Ruler!!!

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## Measuring with a Ruler!!!

A super-important engineering skill!!

### Why Do We Measure?

• So we can make stuff!

• Clearly define aspects of engineered items

• Conform to standards

• Minimize confusion

1.8ish

Build this!

### Two Systems of Measurement:

• Inches, Feet, Yards, Miles, Pounds, Etc.

• Meters, Kilometers, centimeters, ounces,etc.

### Metric:

• A metric unit is divided into 10 parts

• Decimals!

• 1.1 cm

• 2.5 cm

• Etc.

### Standard/Customary/English

• Inches, Feet and so on

• Fractions—usually divided into 16ths and simplified!

• After 16ths come 32nds, 64ths, etc.

• 1/16 inch

• ¼ inch

• Etc.

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