Millimeter

Definition of Millimeter

A millimeter is a metric unit of length.

More About Millimeter

  • Millimeter is used for measuring very small objects.
  • Millimeter is abbreviated as mm.
  • 10 millimeter (mm) = 1 centimeter (cm)
  • 10 centimeter cm = 1 decimeter (dm)
  • 10 decimeter (dm) = 1 meter (m)
  • 1 dekameter (dam) = 10 meters (m)
  • 1 hectometer (hm) = 10 dekameter (dam)
  • 1 kilometer (km) = 10 hectometer (hm)

Examples of Millimeter

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  • The value of each small division is 1 mm.

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Solved Example on Millimeter

Ques: Measure the length of the strip to the nearest millimeter.

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    Choices:
    A. 80 mm
    B. 70 mm
    C. 75 mm
    D. 8 mm
    Correct Answer: B

Solution:

    Step 1: The scale shown for measuring the strip is a centimeter scale.
    Step 2: Each division in the centimeter scale is 1 mm. [1 cm = 10 mm.]
    Step 3: The strip in the given figure is measuring 7 cm.
    Step 4: 7 cm = (7 � 1) cm = (7 � 10) mm = 70 mm [Convert cm to mm.]
    Step 5: So, the length of the strip to the nearest millimeter is 70 mm.
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