Upcoming SlideShare
×

# Measurement

987 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
• Full Name
Comment goes here.

Are you sure you want to Yes No
• Be the first to comment

• Be the first to like this

Views
Total views
987
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
20
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
• motivation
• ### Measurement

1. 1. Measurement gives a number to a particular characteristics of a person, an object or a concept.
2. 2. When measurements are made, they are expresses quantitatively as numbers
3. 3. It is the study of the standard units of measure and the skillful use of measuring devices.
4. 4. THE ENGLISH SYSTEM  Used by Great Britain and its colonies  There are several systems of units, each containing units for properties such as length, volume, weight, and time. In the English system the units are defined in an arbitrary way.
5. 5. THE ENGLISH SYSTEM Inch Foot Yard mile
6. 6. The metric system is widely used in the world. Industries, for example, that import or export a great deal of goods use the metric system, especially if the countries they do business with also use the metric system.To be specific, we have companies that sell soft drink bottles in liters, chocolate bars in grams, clothing in meters, etc.
7. 7. The metric system of weights and measures is based on decimals and powers of 10. Unit of measure For: Meter Length Gram Weight Liter Capacity
8. 8. The idea of measurement dates back to the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Babylonia and China. Through trade and conquest, systems of measurements spread to other parts of the world.
9. 9. Originally, our forefathers made use of their body parts to measure lengths and distances.
10. 10. Measurement arose from the early man’s need to count objects and to find lengths and distances.The earliest units used are parts of the human body: the finger, the hand, the cubit, the foot and the step. Through trade and commerce, forms of measurement spread to other parts of the world
11. 11. Measurement gives a base to understand the universe. All around us we are surrounded by various things.We might not note it but unconsciously we are actually "measuring" things and understanding them one way or the other.  Just imagine how a world would be without being able to measure anything. We are surrounded by Measurement.