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# Measuring to the nearest ½ cm or mm.

Measuring to the nearest ½ cm or mm. Measure the length and width of this shape to the nearest ½ cm. The width is the shortest side. The length is the longest side. Measure the length and width of this shape to the nearest ½ cm. 1. Measure the length. 2. Measure the width. 9½ cm.

## Measuring to the nearest ½ cm or mm.

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1. Measuring to the nearest ½ cm or mm.

2. Measure the length and width of this shape to the nearest ½ cm The width is the shortest side The length is the longest side

3. Measure the length and width of this shape to the nearest ½ cm 1. Measure the length 2. Measure the width 9½ cm The length is 4½ cm The width is

4. Measure the length and width of this shape to the nearest ½ cm What if they are not exact sizes? 1. Measure the length 2. Measure the width 8½ cm To the nearest half cm, the length is 3 cm To the nearest half cm, the width is

5. Measure length and width to the nearest millimetre 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Most of the time, we use this side of our rulers for measuring. If we turn them the other way round, we have millimetres. Notice that the numbers go up in 10’s.

6. Measure length and width to the nearest millimetre 0 0 Here is a close-up of the millimetres markings Each 10 millimetres is marked. Each millimetre is also marked. This means that we can be more accurate with our measuring. We can now measure objects to the nearest millimetre!

7. Measure the length and width of this shape to the nearest millimetre 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1. Measure the length 2. Measure the width 92 mm The length is 46 mm The width is

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