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What is Measurement?

Measurement is the branch of mathematics that deals with units of length, mass, capacity and time as well as area, surface area and volume. This strand is introduced early in primary school through measuring before devloping formulae for area and volume and learning conversions between measurements.

Why study Measurement?

Measurement will most certainly be used by people in their everyday lives. From calculating perimeter, area and volume for home renovations to converting measurements, calculating best buys, telling the time and estimating the sizes of calculations, it is vital that a person have adequate skills in this area.

Organisation of Content

The study of measurement is divided into three broad categories. They are:

Measuring, Calculating and Converting

Measuring Triangles

Estimating