can u please tell me the least count of traveling microscope..???

Asked by Aakruti Sharma | 19th Nov, 2013, 08:10: PM

Expert Answer:

The travelling microscope usually used has each mm divided equally into two halves.
 
So the smallest division on main scale will be 0.5 mm.
 
There are 50 divisions on the vernier scale.
 
Hence, the least count of travelling microscope is
 
L.C. = smallest division on main scale/number of divisions on the vernier scale
 
L.C. = 0.5/50 = 0.01 mm = 0.001 cm.

Answered by Romal Bhansali | 20th Nov, 2013, 09:31: AM

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