How to Read Metric Rulers


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How long (in cm) is the red bar?

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1. A _____ can happen if you look at a ruler at an angle, causing you to get an incorrect measurement.

2. How long (in cm) is the red bar?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to check your understanding of the metric system. Questions require the application of the information you will learn in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments focus on the following topics:

  • Identifying the length of a given image
  • Reading a metric ruler
  • Metric units

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding to identify the length of a given image
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice metric measurement problems
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related algebra lesson

Additional Learning

Learn more about metric rulers by reviewing the lesson titled How to Read Metric Rulers. The objectives covered in the lesson include:

  • Understand the parallex error
  • Review and complete practice problems
  • Define metric unit
  • Identify the different units marked on a metric ruler