Measurement

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The four main quantities we measure in physics are length, mass, time and .
The standard unit of length is the . Small lengths or thicknesses may be measured using the Vernier .
The area of an object is the amount of it covers and may be measured in metres squared.
The amount of space taken up by an object is known as its , and it may be measured in metres cubed.
The amount of matter in an object is known as its . This may be measured using a . The is the standard unit of mass.
is measured in seconds.
Temperature is measured in degrees . The melting point of is 0oC, while it boils at 100oC. Temperature may be measured using a .