Using a Scale
We will learn how to measure the length using a scale.
A cloth merchant uses a rod to measure the length of the cloth. This is called a meter rod. A tailor uses a tape to take measurements for stitching a cloth.
A carpenter or mason uses a metal tape to measure the length.



Meter Rod

Tape

Metal Tape

A ruler is used by students to draw lines and to measure lengths.
Question and Answer on Using a Scale:
1. Match the following:
(i) Metal Tape

1. Student

(ii) Metre Rod

2. Tailor

(iii) Tape Measure

3. Mason

(iv) Ruler

4. Cloth Merchant

Answer:
1. (i) → 3.
(ii) → 4.
(iii) → 2.
(iv) → 1.
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