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The Vernier scale

Answer :


Number of Vernier scale divisions (VSD) = 50

Number of Main scale divisions (MSD) = 49

Least count of main scale = 0.5 mm

As per the question 50 VSD coincide with 49 MSD, therefore

The minimum accuracy in measurement is given as

But, 1 MSD = 0.5 mm

Therefore, the minimum accuracy in measurement is 0.01 mm

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