On your residential gas meter there will be five or six dials depending upon the type of meter you have. Your gas consumption is determined by the top four dials. You will notice that the numbers will go clockwise on some dials, but counterclockwise on every other dial.
The dial readings should be read from left to right. If the pointer is in between two numbers, record the smaller number.
Subtract the previous reading from the new reading, and you will know how many hundreds of cubic feet of natural gas you have used.
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