Who made the meter stick?

Answer No one knows precisely who invented the meter stick used today. However, the French adopted the metric system in 1791, defining the meter as one one-millionth of the length of the Earth's meridian ... Read More »

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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 »

How big is a meter stick?

A meter stick or ruler is 1 meter long. A meter stick is slightly longer than 3 feet, or 1 yard, measuring approximately 3.28 feet. A meter stick is also calibrated in centimeters (100) and millime... Read More »