Measurement gives a
number to a particular
characteristics of a
person, an object or a
are made, they are
It is the study of the
standard units of
measure and the skillful
use of measuring
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
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.
The metric system of weights and
measures is based on decimals and
powers of 10.
Unit of measure For:
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.
forefathers made use of
their body parts to
measure lengths and
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
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.