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2. Higher Order Thinking Tyler's ruler has markings every inch. How can he use the ruler to draw a line that is close to 5 of an inch long? 16


Class, if you take a measurement of a flower stem, you will find its endpoint on the eleventh line from the 5 inch mark. This is a process known as measurement, which is used to quantify the attributes of an object or event so that they can be compared to other things or occurrences. Essentially, measurement establishes the size of a physical quantity in relation to a fundamental reference of the same kind. To measure 5 inches on a scale, we need to follow these steps: Obtain an inch ruler and identify the 12 markings that represent inches. Each inch is divided into 15 smaller marks, making for a total of 16 marks per inch. To find the length of a nail, for example, place one end directly on the left side of the ruler, and if the endpoint is just over the long line next to the big number 5, then the nail is 5 inches long. Additionally, there are half-inch markings and quarter-inch markings between each inch. The quarter-inch markings also include the 1/2 inch and 1 inch markings since 2/4 of an inch is equivalent to 1/2 inch and 4/4 of an inch equals one inch. Finally, there are 1/8-inch and 1/16-inch scales, with the 1/16-inch marks being the smallest lines on the ruler. So, if you measure the blossom stem, you will find that its length is 5 and 11/16 inches, with the endpoint on the eleventh line from the 5 inch mark. To learn more about measuring inches on a ruler, please visit brainly.com/question/26495618 #SPJ1.