Originated From
Answerly

Why do you think the glass measuring cylinder of the rain gauge is inside an outer container?

Liked this question? Tell your friends about it

Answers

Because if the water overflows the inside graduated cylinder the outside larger container will catch it. When the measurements of rain are taken the height of the water in the small graduated cylinder is measured and excess overflow in the large container is carefully poured into another graduated cylinder and measured to give the total rainfall.

Be The First To Answer

Other people asked questions on various topics, and are still waiting for answer. Would be great if you can take a sec and answer them

More Questions

What is the surface area of a cylinder 6 feet in height and 8 feet

Hi Pinkie, --------- The surface area is combined of the uppes and lower circles and the round column. The areas are 4^2 * phi for each circle and 6 * Phi * 8 for the column so it is: 50.24 + 50.24 + 150.72 = 251.2 suare feet. ------------ Best regards. (I assumed that 8' is the diameter and ...

How do you measure your lot in brown county, wis.

Unless the laws of physics are different in Brown County, I would guess you'd do it the same way they do it everywhere else.

What does it mean when you think of something and it comes true??

It's called precognition. That alone absolutely disproves atheism. :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::snicker:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

How much does the glass pane in a french door 2' by 51/2' cost?

There are so many variables. You would have to call ua at 716.361.1563. Is it tempered? Is it insulated glass (dual pane)? Does it have grids? There is no way to give you an answer without more information. www.a1glassofwny.com