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Measurement Definition

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A measurement compares a quantity against a standard.

A measurement compares a quantity against a standard.

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Measurement Definition: Measurement is collection of quantitative data. A measurement is made by comparing a quantity with a standard unit. Since this comparison cannot be perfect, measurements inherently include error.

Examples: The length of a piece of string can be measured by comparing the string against a meter stick.

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