Meter

Definition of Meter

Meter is a standard metric unit used for measuring the lengths of the objects.

More About Meter

  • The abbreviation for meter is m
  • One meter is equivalent to 100 centimeters.

Examples of Meter

  • The estimated length of a car is about 4 meters
  • The height of a crutch is about 2 meters.

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Solved Example on Meter

Ques: choose the appropriate unit that is used to measure the height of a truck.

    Choices:
    A. about 5 meters
    B. 2 meters
    C. 10 meters
    D. 15 meters
    Correct Answer: A

Solution:

    Step 1: Meter is a standard metric unit used for measuring the lengths of the objects.
    Step 2: The height of the truck is about 5 meters long.
    Step 3: So, about 5 meters is the estimated height of the truck.