The most common type of meter has clock-type dials as shown below. The meter may have four to six dials. Read the dials from left to right.

If the dial hand is not directly on a number, record the preceding number.

When a hand is directly on a number, always check the dial to the right. If the hand on the right is NOT ON OR PASSED THE ZERO, record the preceding number.

If the dial hand is not directly on a number, record the preceding number.

When a hand is directly on a number, always check the dial to the right. If the hand on the right is NOT ON OR PASSED THE ZERO, record the preceding number.

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## Glossary

### union

The union of two sets A and B is the set containing all the elements of A and B.

## This question appears in the following syllabi:

Syllabus | Module | Section | Topic | Exam Year |
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AQA GCSE (9-1) Foundation (UK) | G: Mensuration and Calculation | G15: Measurements with Scale Drawings and Bearings | Scales | - |

CIE IGCSE (9-1) Maths (0626 UK) | 4 Mensuration | C4.1 Using Units | Using Scales | - |

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Foundation (UK) | G: Mensuration and Calculation | G15: Measurements with Scale Drawings and Bearings | Scales | - |

GCSE Foundation (UK) | Measures | Mensuration | Scales | - |

OCR GCSE (9-1) Foundation (UK) | 10: Mensuration | 10.01c: Maps and Scale Drawings | Scales | - |

Universal (all site questions) | M | Mensuration | Scales | - |