measure the lines with small paper clips and then with a centimeter ruler. Line 1, has 3 paper clips = 12 cm with ruler. Line 2, has 2 pap

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measure the lines with small paper clips and then with a centimeter ruler. Line 1, has 3 paper clips = 12 cm with ruler. Line 2, has 2 paper clips = to 6 cm with a ruler. Line 3 has 2 paper clips = 9 cm ruler. explain why each measurements require more centimeters than paper clips

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    2021-09-19T06:13:27+00:00

    Answer:

    Its because the paper clips used here are of same length (4cm long).

    So the measurements of lines two and three need to be multiples of 4 to me measured accurately with the paper.

    i.e Line two needs to be 6cm + 2cm = 8cm (eight is a muliple of 4)

    Line three needs to be 9cm + 3cm = 12cm (twelve is a multiple of 4)

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Since line 1 has 3 paper clips and its 12cm in length, the size of the paper clips is 4cm.

    Line 2 is 6cm long and will require two more centimeters to measured accurately by the 4cm-paper clips.

    Line 3 is 9cm and will require three more centimeters to be measured accurately by the 4cm-paper clips.

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