What do we use to measure length?
We use measurements to tell us how big, small, long, or short something is. We measure things in inches, feet, yards, miles, ounces, and gallons. We can also measure weight, temperature, and time.
Measurement is a way of comparing an object to a unit of measurement, like a foot, a meter, or a quart. The basic units of measurement are length, weight, and capacity. When measuring, you must use the correct unit of measurement for the object you are measuring.
What is the best way to measure distance?
- Using a ruler
- Using a measuring tape
- Using a yardstick
- Using your footsteps
The length of a centimeter is equal to the width of a standard paperclip. .
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