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The smallest unit on the sleeve of a micrometer screw gauge is 0.5mm. There are fifty divisions on the thimble of the screw gauge.

What is the smallest length that can be measured with this instrument?

Options

A)
0.05cm
B)
0.01cm
C)
0.005cm
D)
0.001cm
E)
0.0001cm

The correct answer is D.


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