# What is a dividers used for in metal work?

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**Dividers**(or compass) are**used**for marking out work. Sharp points can be**used**to scribe the workpiece, creating arcs and circles. They can also be**used**to measure the distance between two points. They provide a high degree of accuracy and repeatability.A.

### What is the purpose of the divider?

**Dividers**are one of the earliest and most basic types of mathematical instrument. In their simplest form,

**dividers**consist of a jointed pair of legs, each with a sharp point. They can be used for geometrical operations such as scribing circles but also for taking off and transferring dimensions.

#### What do you use a set square for?

A**set**square or triangle (American English) is an object**used in**engineering and technical drawing, with the aim of providing a straightedge at a right angle or other particular planar angle to a baseline.#### What is the use of a tee Square?

A T-square is a technical**drawing**instrument used by draftsmen primarily as a guide for**drawing horizontal**lines on a drafting table. It may also guide a**set**square to**draw vertical**or diagonal lines.#### What does a compass do?

The Earth is a magnet that can interact with other magnets in this way, so the north end of a**compass**magnet is drawn to align with the Earth's magnetic field. Because the Earth's magnetic North Pole attracts the "north" ends of other magnets, it is technically the "South Pole" of our planet's magnetic field.

B.

### What is a proportional divider used for?

**Proportional Dividers**to Transfer Drawing Scale or Equally Divide Lines & Circles. A

**proportional divider**is an instrument

**used by**artist and draftsman to maintain scale ratio when transferring design elements from a 3 dimensional object, drawing, or photo to another surface.

#### What is the function of bevel protractor?

A**bevel protractor**is a graduated circular**protractor with**one pivoted arm; used for measuring or marking off angles. Sometimes**Vernier**scales are attached to give more precise readings.#### What is the use of steel square?

Carpenters use various tools to lay out structures that are**square**(that is, built at accurately measured right angles), many of which are made of**steel**, but the name**steel square**refers to a specific long-armed**square**that has additional uses for measurement, especially of various angles.#### How do you use a try square?

A**try square**is a woodworking or a metalworking tool used for marking and measuring a piece of wood. The**square**refers to the tool's primary**use**of measuring the accuracy of a right angle (90 degrees); to**try**a surface is to check its straightness or correspondence to an adjoining surface.

C.

### What is divider in Division?

divide,

**division**, dividend, divisor. • to divide or**division**is sharing or grouping. a number into equal parts. • dividend: the number being divided.#### Who made up long division?

In a Greasham College lecture by**Robin Wilson**at Barnard's Inn Hall in London, he credited the invention of the modern long division process to**Briggs**, "The first Gresham Professor of Geometry, in early 1597, was**Henry Briggs**, who invented the method of long division that we all learnt at school."#### What does division mean for kids?

**Division**is splitting into equal parts or groups. It is the result of "fair sharing". Example: there are 12 chocolates, and 3 friends want to share them,**how do**they divide the chocolates?#### What is the meaning of dividend?

A**dividend**is defined as a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders. Usually these payouts are made in cash (called “cash**dividends**”), but sometimes companies will also distribute stock**dividends**, whereby additional stock shares are distributed to shareholders.

Updated: 17th October 2018