Chapter 3.2, Problem 19E

### Elementary Technical Mathematics

12th Edition
Dale Ewen
ISBN: 9781337630580

Chapter
Section

### Elementary Technical Mathematics

12th Edition
Dale Ewen
ISBN: 9781337630580
Textbook Problem

# Which metric unit ( k m , m , c m , o r   m m ) should you use to measure each item?Diameter of an automobile tire

To determine

Which of the metric unit from (km, m, cmormm) should be used to measure the “diameter of an automobile tire”.

Explanation

Consider the provided unit,

(km,Â m,Â cmâ€‰orâ€‰mm)

Since, the kilometer (km) is used to measure long distance such as the length of five city block and the distance between two city etc.

Where, 1Â kmÂ Â =Â 1000Â m

Therefore, this option is eliminated.

Since, the meter (m) is the S.I unit of length it is used to measure the short distance.

Where, 1mÂ =Â 0.001Â km

Therefore, this option is eliminated

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