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ERIC Number: EJ148727
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Publication Date: 1976
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Modular Arithmetic and the Vernier Caliper
Moulton, Paul
School Science and Mathematics, 76, 6, 455-460, Oct 76
Modular arithmetic is used in explaining why it is possible to read the Vernier caliper to the nearest tenth of a millimeter even though the caliper is marked only in millimeters. (DT)
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