Q: Why does one inch in an official rain gauge actually measure only one tenth of an inch of rain?

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decigram * * * * * Good try! A decigram is a measure of mass, equal to a tenth of a gram! The correct answer is a decagon.

A micrometre. A millimetre would be too big a unit but a tenth of a millimetre should do fine.

A millimeter is one thousandth of a meter.A a decimeter is one tenth of a meter.so millimeter is the smallest unit.

The hypotenuse measures 11.4 meters in length.

In the metric system, a decimeter is a unit of length that is equal to one tenth of a meter. Since it is the SI base unit of length, it can be used to measure things like shoes, books, leaves etc.

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The answer depends on one tenth of WHAT! One tenth of an ounce? of a cup? of a pound?

An acre (or a tenth of an acre) is a measure of area while the foot is a measure of distance. They cannot be compared in this way.

The inner cylinder in an official rain gauge has a larger diameter than one inch, so the volume it collects is actually equal to one-tenth of an inch of rainfall. This design allows for more accurate measurement of smaller amounts of rainfall.

This is because the opening of the rain gauge is designed to amplify the rainfall. By having a wider opening at the top that funnels into a narrower measuring tube, the rain gauge effectively magnifies the amount of rainfall collected. This design allows for more accurate measurements of smaller amounts of rainfall.

"tenth"

It is one tenth of a teaspoon. if you want to measure it then simply measure a tea spoon and break it down into even groups until you haave ten

whats the measure of a hexagon

It is actually 0.

Grams is a measure of mass (weight), Kilometer is a measure of length (distance). The two can not be equated.

A tenth of a metre.

The angle would be 82.4053 degrees, or 82.4 correct to the nearest tenth of a degree.

tan-1(0.8) = 38.65980825 degrees or 38.7 degrees to the nearest tenth.