Tools to Measure Distances?

Answer Whether you need to measure your waist size or determine the length of your driveway, accurate distance measuring tools are important. Choose a measurement tool based on the estimated length of the... Read More »

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How to Measure Distances?

Distance is a quantity (or number) that refers to how far apart two objects are. When describing how two objects are separated, it is important to come up with a description that can be understood ... Read More »

How do I measure distances on a globe?

Place one edge of a piece of string on the first location on the globe. Stretch the string to another location on the globe. Mark the point on the string where it touches the second location. Place... Read More »

How to Measure Distances With Poles?

A pole is a unit of measurement which surveyors used for centuries to measure land. It equals 16 1/2 feet. Originally, surveyors carried an actual wooden pole that was 16 1/2 feet long. By the 17th... Read More »

How to Measure Short Vertical Distances?

Measuring distances is an important skill that most students learn in early elementary school. Students may find it difficult to measure distances because of different measuring tools and varying u... Read More »