

Plotting/Precision PreLab Activity  
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Taking and Reporting Precise Measurements 1. Use your ruler to measure the length of this
line __________
(8 points)
Circle the number below that matches the measurement below
7.21 cm Precise to a tenth of a cm 7.211 cm Precise to a _______________ of a cm
(10 points)
7.2
cm
Precise to a ________________ of a cm (10 points)


Lab Activity
1.
Name one object in our classroom
that has a length or width that is very close to 1 meter long _______________
(3 points) a) Exactly what is this measurement? __________ m (2 points)
2. Estimate the height of Marist in meters
_________________ m
(3 points)
3. Find something in your book bag that has a
length or width that is very close to 1 cm long _______________
(3 points)
a) Exactly what is this
measurement? __________ cm
(3 points) 4. Use
your meter stick and stop watch to find out the approximate walking speed of
one of your lab partners.
Speed = distance/time _____________ =
____________
(3 points) 
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