Reading ScalesA self marking exercise on the reading of scales and dials of different types. 
This is level 4: reading a linear scales showing positive and negative decimals You can earn a trophy if you get at least 9 questions correct and you do this activity online.
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Level 1  Reading a linear scales in ones, twos, tens and fives.
Level 2  Reading a circular scale in ones, twos, tens and fives.
Level 3  Reading a linear scales showing decimals.
Level 4  Reading a linear scales showing positive and negative decimals.
Level 5  Reading a miscellaneous assortment of scales, dials and meters.
Level 6  Using a standard set of kitchen scales to answer conversion questions.
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