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# A vernier caliper is used for measuring lengths to an accuracy of:

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## Vernier caliper:A measuring instrument that would be utilized to measure linear dimensions. It is also utilized to estimate the diameters of circular items using the measuring jaws.The laboratory vernier calipers have a primary scale and a sliding vernier scale, giving determinations to the nearest $0.00002\mathrm{m}$. A caliper's Vernier scale might just have a count of $0.0001\mathrm{m}$, but a micrometer might just have a count of $0.00001\mathrm{m}$. Even though there are n divisions upon that vernier scale that overlap with $\left(\mathrm{n}-1\right)$ divisions upon that scale reading, the vernier caliper with the lowest count is:$\mathrm{LC}=\left(1-\frac{\mathrm{n}-1}{\mathrm{n}}\right)\mathrm{MSD}$Here,VC is the vernier constant.MSD is the main-scale division.VSD is the vernier scale division.LC is the least count.Therefore, a vernier caliper is used for measuring lengths to an accuracy of ${10}^{-4}\mathrm{m}$.  Suggest Corrections  1      Similar questions
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