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Each sheet of loose-leaf paper would
have at least one edge marked
off in centimeters (and slightly
thicker to prevent tearing). Since random
of paper are frequently the only
straight edge in arm's reach, this would
increase their usefulness by making them
the nearest ruler, too.
If done properly,
the ruler edge wouldn't be obtrusive, and
only noticeable when you needed it.
I imagine high school science students
would find this most useful. To keep
them on their toes and reduce
production costs, why not make it a
Golomb Ruler? Although, this doesn't
make measuring fractional distances very
(On that note, is there a difference
between a Golomb Ruler and a Perfect
A ruler with the minimal amount of marks such that any integer length in a range can be measured. [rgovostes, Jun 09 2006]
|this would be utilized for binder paper
right? i don't see it as a good thing on your
nice shiny twenty page typed report.
|All Perfect Rulers are Golomb Rulers. Not all Golomb Rulers are Perfect Rulers. All Perfect Rulers and Golomb Rulers are useless in the real world.