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.

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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