One of the following readings represents the measurement of the length of a metal rod using Vernier calipers, taking the reading accuracy into consideration, the most likely one is

  • 5.15cm

  •  5.165cm

  •  5.0cm

  • 5.160cm

  •  5cm

Vernier caliper measures length to one decimal place in cm and in whole number in mm. micrometer screw gauge measures length to three decimal places in cm (two decimal place in mm).