# What does it mean by 1/100 second stopwatch?

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• Anonymous
9 years ago

it means 0.000001 centi seconds or milli seconds

• troupe
Lv 4
4 years ago

Seconds Stopwatch

• 9 years ago

take one second and divide it into one hundred units. Each unit is 1/100 (th) of a second. i.e. when 100 of those pass it equals one second. On the stopwatch you'll see the seconds in a bit larger numbers than the 1/100 numbers.

• 9 years ago

Here is an example online:

http://stopwatch.onlineclock.net

It just means a stopwatch showing the time in milliseconds...some stopwatches are not as accurate, and if a stopwatch can show the time in milliseconds, it's probably very good.

• 3 years ago

can someone explain how to use or understand in a wrist watch ?

• 9 years ago

It means it shows time also in micro second. 1second=100microsecond

means more accuracy.

• 9 years ago

It measure in thousandths of a second, such as most are MM:SS:XX, a thousandth one is MM:SS:XXX

• 9 years ago

this would mean that the stop watch can show milliseconds making it much more precise.