metre scale with 100 divisions in cm what will be,its acuracy=?

Asked by Akash | 16th Jun, 2017, 05:03: PM

Expert Answer:

-The accuracy of a scale is the inverse of the number of divisions of that scale.
begin mathsize 12px style Accuracy equals fraction numerator 1 over denominator Number space of space divisions end fraction
Accuracy equals 1 over 100 equals 0.01
end style
-Therefore, the accuracy of this given scale is 0.01 m.
-Accuracy is said to be more when its numerical value is very less.
-Thus, to increase the accuracy of a measuring device, its scale should have a larger number of divisions in it.

Answered by Abhijeet Mishra | 17th Jun, 2017, 12:24: PM