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Main Points to be studied in this section

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  • Use and describe the use of rules and measuring cylinders to calculate a length or a volume
  • Use and describe the use of a mechanical method for the measurement of a small distance (including use of a micrometer screw gauge)
  • Use and describe the use of clocks and devices for measuring an interval of time.
  • Measure and describe how to measure a short interval of time (including the period of a pendulum)
  • Show familiarity with the idea of the mass of a body
  • State that weight is a force
  • Demonstrate understanding that weights (and hence masses) may be compared using a balance
  • Describe an experiment to determine the density of a liquid and of a regularly shaped solid and make the necessary calculation
  • Describe the determination of the density of an irregularly shaped solid by the method of displacement, and make the necessary calculation

(Cambridge IGCSE Physics ….Syllabus 2014)

Measurements and measuring tools

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