# What is a meter stick used to measure?

A meter stick is a measuring device that comes in the form of a ruler and used to calculate the length of an object in centimeters and millimeters. It is 100 centimeters long and 2 centimeters wide... Read More »

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## What can a meter stick measure?

The easiest way to measure length is by using a meter stick. Therefore, a meter stick can measure any item that has a length less then or equal to one meter. A meter stick has measurements as small... Read More »

## Is a yard stick or a meter stick longer?

A yardstick is three feet, or 36 inches, in length, while a meterstick is 39.37 inches long. Yardstick measurements are typically shown in inches and fractions of an inch, while metersticks are bro... Read More »

## Is a meter stick the same as a yard stick?

A yardstick and a meter stick are not the same, since they are based on different measurements. A yardstick measures exactly 36 inches long. A meter stick is slightly longer, measuring 39.37 inches... Read More »

## What is a meter stick?

A meter stick is a flat ruler, typically made of wood, that is exactly one meter long. It has a metric side graduated in millimeters and numbered in centimeters and may have an English measurement ... Read More »

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