Measurement and Measuring Instruments
Measurement is the basis of all important scientific study. It plays an important role in our daily life also. When finding your height, buying milk for your family, timing the race completed by your friend and so on, you need to be able to make measurements. Measurement answers questions like, how long, how heavy and how fast? Measurement is the assignment of a number to a characteristic of an object or event which can be compared with other objects or events. It is defined as the determination of the size or magnitude of something. In this lesson you will learn about units of measurements and the characteristics of measuring instruments.