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  • Jack and Jill both measured a new pencil with their centimeter ruler. Jack said it was about 17 centimeters long while Jill said it was 18 centimeters long. Who was correct and how do you know?
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  • 2.9 Geometry and measurement. The student applies mathematical process standards to select and use units to describe length, area, and time. The student is expected to:
    (D) determine the length of an object to the nearest marked unit using rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, or measuring tapes


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