The purpose of this section is to help students to understand the

basics of measurement systems . In every discipline, whether in,

science, health, commerce, etc. The use of measurements is essential

for establishing a point of reference between mathematics and the

real world, and such point of reference is known as denominate

number, which is simply referred as a unit of measurement that has

been established by law, or general usage. For example:1 quart, 2

pounds, 3 inches, 20 degrees. and so on.

After this module, you will be able to…

1) Understand the metric system of measurement, including the

following:

a) Identify the metric system units for** **

How to convert Unit of Measurement

2) Identify the following prefixes added to the metric base units to

represent quantities that are larger or smaller than the base units:

kilo, deci, centi, milli, micro, and nano.

Convert between the metric units (for example, kilometers to

millimeters).