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What is least count of vernier calliper?
Last Updated: 4th May, 2020
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Herein, what is least count in vernier caliper?
The smallest value that can be measured bythemeasuring instrument is called its least count. AVernierscale on caliper may have a least countof 0.1 mmwhile a micrometer may have a least count of0.01mm.
Similarly, which instrument has minimum least count? Answer : A smallest measurement that can be obtained onavernier caliper is called the least count of averniercaliper.
Keeping this in view, how least count is calculated?
To get the least count of the mainscale,count the number of divisions on the main scale in onecm ofit. Divide 1 cm into that much number of divisions; thevalueobtained is the least count of the main scaleincm.
What is least count of Screw gauge?
Micrometer screw gauge is an instrument usedtomeasure the diameter of thin wires, thickness of small sheetsofglass,plastic etc. It can measure up-to 1/10 of mm (or 0.01mm=0.001 cm) which is usually called the least countofMicrometer.