What do linear scales measure?

Answer Linear scales on maps and blueprints express the chart's level of magnification. Numbers--in feet, miles, hundreds of miles or other units--label points on the scale. The numbers represent the dist... Read More »

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How to Measure Scales for ITP?

"Measuring Scales" is an educational computer program developed as part of the Interactive Teaching Program (ITP) initiative. Measuring Scales helps students learn the concepts of measure and eleme... Read More »

How to Measure Food Without Scales?

Whatever your reason for keeping an eye on your food consumption, you can't exactly break out your food scale at every occasion. Measuring food is far easier during the preparation process or at ho... Read More »

How to Measure Beam Scales?

Beam scales use a series of balance beams to determine the weight of an object placed on the scale. Depending on the scale's capacity, you might see two or three beams. Use of the beam scale is the... Read More »

How to Measure Butter Without Scales?

Some recipes only use the weight amounts for the ingredients rather than the common tablespoons and teaspoons. When preparing these recipes, you do not need a scale for measuring out your butter. U... Read More »