Chapter 5



This chapter provides an overview of measurement, focusing on length measurements using the metric system and the US customary system: mass, weight, capacity of liquid, time, and temperature measurements. In addition, the chapter shows how to derive the units.


Capacity of liquid; Length; Mass; Measurement; Metric system; Temperature; Time; US customary system; Weight

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