## How does a meter ruler work?

On a metric ruler, each individual line represents a millimeter (mm). The numbers on the ruler represent centimeters (cm). There are 10 millimeters for each centimeter. To read a metric ruler, each individual line represents .

## How do you read a ruler example?

0:121:33How to Read a Ruler - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipOne side measures 30 centimeters. And the other side of the ruler measures 12 inches. Step 2MoreOne side measures 30 centimeters. And the other side of the ruler measures 12 inches. Step 2 multiply centimeters by 10 to calculate millimeters for example one point two centimeters equals.

## How do you read a standard ruler?

The markings on a standard ruler represent the fractions of an inch. The markings on a ruler from the start to the 1″ mark are: 1⁄16“, 1⁄8“, 3⁄16“, 1⁄4“, 5⁄16“, 3⁄8“, 7⁄16“, 1⁄2“, 9⁄16“, 5⁄8“, 11⁄16“, 3⁄4“, 13⁄16“, 7⁄8“, 15⁄16“, and 1”.

## How do you read CM?

0:333:58How to Measure Centimeters - YouTubeYouTube