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What would you use a meter stick to measure?

A meter stick measures one meter and shows only metric units of measurement of millimeters and centimeters. Meter sticks are used to measure objects that are larger than a piece of paper. Remember that you can use centimeters and millimeters if the object is smaller than a piece of paper.

What can you measure with a measuring tape?

A tape measure or measuring tape is a flexible ruler used to measure size or distance. It consists of a ribbon of cloth, plastic, fibre glass, or metal strip with linear-measurement markings. It is a common measuring tool.

How long does it take the average person to swim 200m?

It depends on your skill. A new swimmer may struggle doing so, and a lot of them couldn’t make it without stopping in the middle. An intermediate swimmer would probably take about four to five minutes, while a trained swimmer could take less than three.

How many meters can a normal person swim?

Eventually, you will be able to swim up to an hour, or up to 3,000 meters (two miles). That should be your goal. Anyone who can swim two miles several times a week is in no danger of being out of shape!

Is treading water for 10 minutes hard?

It’s 4 laps, should take 5 minutes or less. Treading water for 10 minutes should also be relatively easy, unless they’re making you do it holding a brick or with your hands out of the water.

How many laps in a pool is 200 yards?

8 laps

How do you count laps in a pool?

Lap Times: You can track individual lap times or multilap times throughout the swim to get an average of how long it takes, and then just divide the amount of time you swam by your average lap time to get an estimate of how far you swam.

Is a lap in a pool down and back?

A lap of the pool (just like a lap of the track) returns you to your starting point (ie down and back). A length of a pool is just one way. Also, an Olympic sized pool is 50m in length, while most pools used for high school, college, etc. competition is 25 meters in length.

How many laps in pool is a mile?

33 laps

How many calories do you burn swimming a mile?

According to, the calorie torching ranges from 649 calories for a 130-pound person to 1,024 calories for a 205-pound person.